Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne
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Four Acorns at the Eiffel Tower / Quatre graines de chêne à la Tour Eiffel

The acorns wanted to see the Eiffel Tower. Honestly, who could blame them? The grand old lady may well be...

Searching for some cool / En quête de fraîcheur

Another day, another 35 degrees… Our search for cool spots to beat the heat continues. The perfect excuse to explore...

#MySundayPhoto – Fan club

Yesterday was our annual day at the race. You may remember that my brother Sylvain is an amateur rally driver. Every...

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#MySundayPhoto – Gratitude

“I am so happy that we live in Ireland and that we’re here in France on holiday!” These were Pebbles’...

Champions!

On Sunday I watched with Brian the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on a big screen on Place...

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Four Acorns go wild on the River Barrow / Quatre graines de chêne sur la rivière Barrow

The River Barrow is one of Ireland’s hidden gems. And after spending an amazing 24 hours wild camping, canoeing and...

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10 stunning Irish beaches / 10 plages d’Irlande à couper le souffle

When living in Ireland, you’re never far away from a beach, be it the dramatic windswept gems of the Atlantic...

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Midsummer by the sea / Solstice sur mer

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

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An honesty stand at Kilmacurragh / Un étal de produits locaux en libre service

  After school on day 15 of 30 Days Wild, the acorns and I drove to Kilmacurragh National Botanic Gardens,...

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On the healing power of nature / Du pouvoir apaisant de la nature

Reconnecting with nature is like resetting your brain. The acorns and I experienced first-hand the healing power of nature, on...

Elderflower cordial / Sirop de sureau

On Day 12 of 30 Days Wild, the acorns and I picked two dozen fragrant elderflowers to make elderflower cordial –...

Making the cover of Natural Parenting Ireland / A la une d’un magazine

Have I told you yet that one of my photos made the cover of Natural Parenting Ireland‘s spring/summer issue? Understandably, I...

First sea swim of the year / Première baignade en mer de l’année

On Day 9 of 30 Days Wild, I went for my first sea swim of the year. With the weather...

Four Acorns go camping and boating in Cavan / Quatre graines de chêne sous la tente et à la rame

There was a stillness about this weekend of camping in Cavan, as if time had slowed down a little, to...

Joint birthday party at the Forest Club / Double anniversaire au Forest Club

With their birthdays only 6 days apart, Pebbles and Squirrel chose to have a joint birthday party in the woods...