Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

For the love of oak / Un amour de chêne

We love trees. Do you? Last week was Tree Week in Ireland. This annual festival, organised by the Tree Council...

After school at the waterfall / A la cascade après l’école

Everyone needs a friend that will call and say, “Get dressed, we’re going on an adventure”. Mermaid and her best...

Last chance snow stop / Neige de la dernière chance

If the 1st of March is the official start of meteorological spring, last week felt more like winter was staging a comeback, with...

The enchanted garden of Kilmacurragh / Le jardin enchanté de Kilmacurragh

The snowdrops gently shivered in the breeze, the daffodils tenderly bent over the newly opened crocus. White, yellow, purple. When the crimson flowers...

Walking talking geocaching / Géocaching en marche et en mots

‘Are they all yours?’ Sarah asked as she looked at the four acorns sitting in the car, parked beside hers....

Miniature wonder / Merveille miniature

Once upon a time in Ireland, there was a kind-hearted little fairy called Tara. She lived in the most magnificent Georgian...

Valentine lunch at the Ballymore Inn / Saint-Valentin au Ballymore Inn

‘This is as close as we’ll get to a Valentine dinner’, Brian said with a smile as we were about...

Geocaching summit / Géocaching au sommet

  Our second geocaching adventure took us to the double summit of the Little Sugarloaf (342m/1,122ft), Co Wicklow, in search...

Geocaching double first / Géocaching : double première

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a GPS receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and...

Snow quest / En quête de neige

The four acorns donned their waterproof trousers, winter coats, hats and gloves. They loaded their sledges and toy skis into...

An hour at the cove / Une heure à la crique

It was a mild, calm, sunny day, at the very start of January. It was our first outing of the...

My new camera / Mon nouvel appareil photo

My new camera / Mon nouvel appareil photo

Look what I found under the Christmas tree! For over a year, I had my eye on this full-frame, mirrorless...