Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne
Seefin, passage tomb, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande, neolithic, heritage, patrimoine, history, histoire, néolithique, monument

#MySundayPhoto – Stepping back in time / Voyage dans le temps

The acorns eagerly squeezed through the 5,000 year old stone passage of the little-known neolithic cairn which caps the summit...

Seefin, passage tomb, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande, neolithic, heritage, patrimoine, history, histoire, néolithique, monument, cairn, Wicklow

Hiking up a hill and back in time / Randonnée à remonter dans le temps

As often in Ireland, it started with a sunny weather forecast, and a yearning for uninterrupted views. After several woodland outings...

Achill, Keel, beach, ocean, Atlantic, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland, Irlande, Atlantique, plage, océan

Wild Atlantic Achill / Achill l’Atlantique

It was Friday evening and we were approaching Westport, Co Mayo, for a 2-night stay in the Westport Coast Hotel with...

Achill, Keel, beach, ocean, Atlantic, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland, Irlande, Atlantique, plage, océan, SUP, surf

#MySundayPhoto – SUP

This is Achill – SUP on Keel’s Atlantic rollers. Voici Achill : SUP sur les longs rouleaux atlantiques de Keel.  

#MySundayPhoto – Sunset on Clew Bay / Coucher de soleil sur Clew Bay

The sun was setting over Clew Bay, Co Mayo, as we reached our hotel on Westport’s harbour, for what was...

Dargle, river, Powerscourt, Wicklow, Ireland, Irlande

And a river runs through it / Et au milieu coule une rivière

Let the children play Stomp in the water Climb trees Draw with charcoal Build a dam Drift downhill on their scooter Throw...

St. Patrick's Day, Ireland, Irlande, 17 March, 17 mars, Paddy's Day

#MySundayPhoto – St. Patrick’s Day / La Saint-Patrick

On 17th March, the acorns marched with their school in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade – this year’s theme was...

adventure, aventure, hiking, marche, chaussures, hiking boots, rando, family, famille

Adventures R Us / Des aventures et nous

We are an outdoors family. Here are five reasons we love exploring and going on adventures, big and small, wherever we...

woodland, walk, children, nature

Penguin in the woods / Pingouin dans les bois

On Friday when Squirrel came out of school, his little face was beaming with pride and excitement. He had been...

frogspawn, frai, grenouille, printemps, spring, nature, enfant

#MySundayPhoto – Frogspawn / Frai de grenouille

She touched it, she poked it, and she eventually stuck both hands into it and lifted it out of the...

Irish dancing, feis, Wicklow, poms, concours, danse irlandaise

#MySundayPhoto – Irish dancing / Danse irlandaise

Today Mermaid won her first ever Irish dancing trophy, at the Wicklow branch feis, held in Ballywaltrim Community Centre, Bray,...

#MyFamilyAdventures

#MyFamilyAdventures – February / Février

With February coming to a close, it is time for the second instalment of my monthly round-up on #MyFamilyAdventures.  The...