Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

The blizzard and the sea / Le blizzard et la mer

No need to venture far for this blustery adventure! With Ireland in the midst of a snow storm, we stepped...

Dressing kids for snow – a quick guide

With the white stuff such a rare event in Ireland, dressing kids for snow can be hard. What should they...

#MySundayPhoto – Twilight / Crépuscule

This photo was taken last Sunday. We were driving back from the medieval village of Chalencon, Haute-Loire, France, when this...

Chalencon and the Devil’s Bridge / Chalencon et le pont du Diable

It was only meant to be a short outing on a breezy Sunday afternoon. Yet the medieval village of Chalencon...

Outdoor pancake party / Crêpes party en plein air

In advance of Pancake Tuesday, we had a pancake party at the Octagon, in the Glen of the Downs, Co...

French crêpes recipe for Pancake Tuesday / Recette de crêpes

Ready for Pancake Tuesday? While in France crêpes are usually eaten on 2nd February for the Chandeleur festival, in Ireland...

St. John's Point, lighthouse, phare, Donegal, Ireland, Irlande, Irish Landmark Trust

A romantic stay in an Irish lighthouse / Weekend romantique dans un phare irlandais

With Valentine’s day nearly upon us, I can’t think of a more romantic idea than staying in a lighthouse. It...

#MySundayPhoto – Kettle / Bouilloire

On Friday after school, we went on a Kelly kettle adventure at the Octagon, in the Glen of the Downs,...

On Connemara’s Coral Beach / Sur la plage de corail du Connemara

For the first evening of our Easter road trip in a camper van, we stopped at Trá an Dóilin, also...

#MySundayPhoto – Sticks / Bâtons

A stick is just a stick, right? Unless it is a horse, or a pole for a den, or Harry...

Digging deep to get outside / Dur dur d’aller dehors…

One of my New Year resolutions for 2018 was to get outside for one hour every day with the acorns....

Windy hike to Tibradden Mountain / Ça décoiffe à Tibradden !

It was a tad windy and a wee bit wet on the Tibradden Mountain trail today, but boy did it...

3 easy tips for winter photography / 3 astuces pour réussir vos photos d’hiver

Can you believe it’s been over two weeks since I last took a photo? The flu has kept me and...

17 from ’17 / 17 sur 17

Looking back before looking forward… 2017 has been a busy year, jam-packed even, with many outdoor adventures, new things learned,...

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Slide like a penguin / La glissade du pingouin

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, we went for a wintry hike to Djouce Mountain and found a winter wonderland...