Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

A French summer / Un été en France

Here is, in a four-minute video, a summary of our four weeks’ holiday in France. Four weeks of sunshine and...

Boys on the lawns / Des garçons sur le gazon

Here is a series of pictures taken at Killruddery House and Gardens, Co Wicklow. The three boy acorns and a...

St. John’s Eve / La nuit de la Saint-Jean

Midsummer brings the long-drawn day, The dawn dance sends us on our way, Sun-drenched hours lost in bee-flight, Then honey...

Pizza on the beach / Pizza sur le sable

Pizza on the beach is a family tradition we started two years ago. All you need is a beach, and a...

Like a bird on the Saltee Islands / Comme un oiseau sur les îles Saltee

Kill nothing but time; take nothing but memories. Saltee Islands Country Code The thick mist turned to light rain as...

Hook Lighthouse, a light story / Phare de Hook, histoire de lumière

When you have nothing more to say, just drive For a day all round the peninsula. The sky is tall...

A woodland birthday party / Un anniversaire en forêt

Stay wild, my child. It was Squirrel’s birthday party, and, as befits the wildest of the acorns, it took place...

Wild on Doagh Isle / La plage de Doagh à l’état sauvage

Following our Star Wars-themed tour of Malin Head, Co Donegal, we wanted to drive all the way around Doagh Isle...

Malin Head feels the Force/ Malin Head sent passer la Force

This was Malin Head, Co Donegal, last Saturday. This intensely beautiful and sparsely-populated headland stretches its rugged shoreline into the...

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Cycling along the Blessington Greenway / A vélo sur la voie verte de Blessington

Saturday was a happy day indeed. In the blazing sunshine, we took our first ever family bike ride on the...

Sunday afternoon at Powerscourt Gardens / Dimanche après-midi à Powerscourt

Climbing up trees, rolling down grassy banks, playing hide-and-seek, and climbing up more trees — this is what an afternoon...

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Foraging – A taste of the wild / Un goût de nature

Have you ever been on a foraging walk? This is what Mermaid and I did, with Wicklow forager Geraldine Kavanagh,...