Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

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...

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Campfire bread on a stick (snobrød) / Pain au feu de camp (snobrød)

This campfire bread recipe goes back to our days in Scandinavia. Jedi was only a toddler during our three years...

A guided family hike in the Mournes / Randonnée guidée dans les Mournes

This weekend we went on the first ever guided family hike by Every Treasure. And what an adventure it was!...

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Bluebells in Kilbroney Park / Jacinthes des bois à Kilbroney Park

Just when I started to think we wouldn’t see any bluebells this year, we came across this meadow in Kilbroney...

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Wild camping a little closer to the stars

Three days of uninterrupted sunshine, of cooking over the campfire, and chilling out by the river. Three days of back-to-basics...

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Camper un peu plus près des étoiles

Trois jours de soleil ininterrompu, de cuisine au feu de camp et de farniente au bord de l’eau. Trois jours...

7 tips for hiking with kids / 7 conseils pour la randonnée en famille

So you want to go hiking with kids but you wonder how to go about it. Or you have tried...

Gorse flower ice cream / Glace aux fleurs d’ajonc

Gorse flowers are a foraging “hidden” gem.  Gorse (Ulex europaeus), also called furze or whin, is extremely common in Ireland, to many...

Hiking on sunshine to Arts Lough / Randonnée plein soleil à Arts Lough

I had forgotten how breathtakingly beautiful Glenmalure is. How wildly remote. How starkly serene. There is something alpine about the...

Is it spring yet ? / C’est bientôt le printemps ?

Most of you think it’s April. But it is actually the 96th of January. Anyone else tired of this seemingly...

Win 2 nights camping in a tree tent with Tipi Adventures!

#ad Last November when we were invited by Tipi Adventures Ireland for a night of wild camping in a tipi,...

Cool Planet Experience

Have you heard of Cool Planet Experience yet? It’s a brand new high-tech interactive museum on climate change located at Powerscourt House,...