County Mayo

Wild Garlic

Going for a walk around the grounds of Turlough House and the Country Life Museum (County Mayo, Ireland), I saw all these wonderful wild garlic leaves. The flowers are yet to open, but I loved the pattern created by all the lines of leaves.

Wild garlic

Wild garlic


Serene – weekly photo challenge

Lough Conn, Co Mayo, Ireland

Lough Conn, Co Mayo, Ireland

What is it about a calm lake and a blue sky that stills us? Take a minute to find that calm.

Inspired by this week’s photo challenge – serene

It’s not this time of year without…….(WPC)

At this time of year we expect some frosty mornings, after all it is winter. But a whole week of frosty mornings is quite unusual for the West of Ireland.

I have been posting some other shots on my other blog site Murtagh’s Meadow. and for more of other things you would expect to find at this time of year check out this week’s photo challenge



Fun – weekly photo challenge

Well we’ve been having a lot of fun this summer building sandcastles. It hasn’t been a great summer but there have been enough warm days to venture to the seaside. We have many lovely beaches here on the west coast of Ireland. Here are some of our fun building projects.