Posts by Annette

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Errigal – Family trek to the top of Donegal / Randonnée au sommet de Donegal

We were lucky with the weather. The Easter weekend in Ireland was allegedly warmer than in Mallorca, one of the...

Forest camping in Curraghchase, Co Limerick / Sous la tente dans la forêt de Curraghchase

This was our very first time in Limerick. A few years ago, we holidayed on the Ring of Kerry and...

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Powerscourt in full bloom for the Tulip Festival / Powerscourt en fleurs pour le Festival des Tulipes

On coming back from a glorious Easter weekend in Northern Ireland, on what turned out to be the only sunny...

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Easter egg hunt at Urney Fort / Chasse aux œufs de Pâques à Urney Fort

An ancient ring fort, the sweet fragrance of spring flowers in the air, four acorns and some chocolate – Easter...

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Luggala – Walk to the cliff side / Randonnée côté falaise

This is the acorns at the top of Luggala in the Wicklow Mountains, with the one and only Guinness Lake...

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Remembering Philomena on Mothers’ Day

It’s been a strange Mothers’ Day. Heavy heart. Grief. But also connection and gratitude. Philomena Canning, outstanding midwife and tireless...

Never too small to make a difference / Pas trop petits pour faire une différence

Global School Strike For Climate – Friday 15th March, 2019 2,083 events in 125 countries on every continent 1.6 million...

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Four Acorns have a sauna / Quatre graines de chêne prennent un sauna

Hot, cold, hot, cold – today we tried the mobile sauna in Glenmalure, Co Wicklow. In-between sweating sessions inside the...

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10 family destinations to go wild in Ireland

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post however all words and photos remain my own. Now that spring has officially sprung,...

Quatre Graines de Chêne en grève pour le climat

Voilà pourquoi les graines de chêne participent à la grève scolaire pour le futur ce vendredi 15 mars. Parce qu’ils...

Four Acorns join the School Strike for Climate

And that is why the acorns are joining in with the global school strike for climate on Friday 15th March....

On East Coast FM’s Morning Show / Interview radio sur East Coast FM

It was nerve-racking, it was challenging but it was also surprisingly fun! If you missed my first ever radio interview...

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Exploring a river of volcanic rocks / A la découverte de la Coulée de lave de Bourianne

Perfectly still, yet it seems to flow. Utterly mineral, yet far from lifeless.  Unmistakably wintry, yet warming to the soft...

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There is no place like Earth / Nulle part comme sur Terre

It was a glorious winter day. It was the second day of spring, a.k.a. Imbolc, in the Celtic calendar. But...

Rise Into Climate Action Now / A l’action contre le changement climatique

Greta Thunberg did it again. The 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden took a 32-hour-long train journey to Davos, Switzerland, for...