Lessons from nature


A genius from Apple sorted out my cracked screens and migration solved the bird poop situation. Both were blights on my perspective. So my outlook is improving steadily as I […]

Written in stone

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Stones were a recurring motif for me this summer in Ireland. On the Burren, the megalithic tombs and fairy circles in Sligo, the neolithic Ceide fields found in the Mayo […]

Cracking up


Longer ago than I care to admit, a heavy object fell from a top shelf and whacked my open computer screen on it’s descent. It took a couple of days […]

Summer 2015

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Pick any other 7 week slice of the year and compare it with the one spanning school holidays. Same time stretch but yet…. How our kids have grown, complexions changed, […]



We are in our home ten years. The house to our right has changed hands three times in that decade, bringing us lovely young families with each sale. To our […]

School’s out

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            Moving on (to secondary school) and letting go (great pic of Annie’s from our send-off)…trips to town…Goodbye Dippy – leaving the Natural History Museum […]