Category Archives: 2015 – Counting our blessings

December 2015 – Floods in West Cork

After the beautiful Autumn we are really paying for it now with monsoon/hurricane like weather. Fortunately the cottages are on high ground so the floods don’t effect us at home, but on Saturday night I couldn’t get home due to … Continue reading

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November 2015 – Everythings coming up roses

One of my weaknesses in life are roses and this year I’ve taken it to the extreme – I’m putting in hundreds of roses in my new rose garden. The majority of them have been chosen for their perfume, just … Continue reading

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November 2015 – Sleepless nights

Since we returned from Edinburgh our little Benji has had trouble sleeping all night, fortunately we have found the solution! One very cosy spaniel.    

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October 2015 – Autumn Sunset

The weather this autumn has been beautiful, in fact its hardly rained and even though my roses have arrived and are waiting to be planted, I’ve had to leave them in their pots for another week as the ground is … Continue reading

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September 2015 – Humpback whales

The humpback whales are back again. See this amazing video by Nic Slocum of Whale Watch West Cork.  

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July 2015 – Wedding Flower Short Course

I’m in my element. I’ve just taken part in the first Wedding Flower course at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. The course covered everything from the Bride’s bouquet to buttonholes, flowers for the cake and table decorations. I was like … Continue reading

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February 2015 – My Valentine

Spring is on its way, the evenings are getting lighter and it looks like someone’s getting ready for Valentine’s Day. They say you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince. This one might be my Prince … Continue reading

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