Tag Archives: New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Day 2012 – Walk to the top of Lough Hyne Forest (Knockomagh Wood Nature Reserve)

On New Year’s Day, after relaxing by the fire all week, too many chocolates and lots of tasty treats, we decided that we would start the year as we meant to go on and walk to the top of Lough … Continue reading

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Jan 2011 – Out with the old and in with the new

I love the New Year there’s something wonderful about being able to start afresh again and planning the year ahead. Last year I failed miserably in planting my vegetables at regular intervals and we had times of famine and feast! … Continue reading

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Jan 2010 – The Big Freeze

The frosts continued into the New Year, but once again we avoided the heavy snow experienced by the East coast of Ireland and throughout the UK. We did have one day at the end of the ‘Big Freeze’ when it … Continue reading

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Jan 2009 – New Year’s Resolutions

What a start to the year, such doom and gloom here in Ireland with banks going under, job losses and the prospect of increased taxes. This makes us even more determined to fulfil our homesteading philosophy. Its New Year the … Continue reading

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