Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

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...

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

With a mixture of anticipation and trepidation, we set off for our first geocaching adventure. Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity,...

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...

Oh Christmas Tree / Mon Beau Sapin

Oh Christmas Tree / Mon Beau Sapin

‘Daddy, I know where to get a Christmas tree’, said Squirrel as we got in the car for our Advent activity...

Along Strabane’s towpath / Sur le chemin de halage de Strabane

We spent last weekend in Northern Ireland, for it was Grandad’s 75th birthday. On Saturday afternoon, we went out for...

Powerscourt Waterfall in autumn / La cascade de Powerscourt en automne

On Monday, my sister Aline arrived from France with her daughter for a week-long stay. On Tuesday, I showed them...

Camping in the Mourne mountains / En camping dans les montagnes de Mourne

Camping in the Mourne mountains / En camping dans les montagnes de Mourne

If last year’s camping in Co Meath was a load-the-car-and-go kind of trip, this one was a few weeks in the...

Connemara – Tidal time / A marée basse

If Connemara has sometimes a bit of Norway about it, it also looks like a tropical island, with white sand...