Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne

Adventures R Us – join the club! / bienvenue au club !

Those of you who follow the Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne Facebook page, may have noticed the launch last...

Sledding at Powerscourt / Séance de luge à Powerscourt

Of course a sunny spring-like St. Patrick’s Day weekend would have been nice… But as the saying goes, When life...

#MySundayPhoto – Green Day / Jour vert

When a leprechaun dressed up as Spiderman hails in the long weekend ☘… That Ireland won the Six Nations’ Grand Slam by beating...

Hiking the Slieve League cliffs / Randonnée sur les falaises de Slieve League

Last April, Brian and I hiked together the highest sea cliffs in Europe – Slieve League, Co Donegal. You may remember...

Winter lingers at the Powerscourt Waterfall / L’hiver s’attarde à la cascade de Powerscourt

We didn’t expect to still find snow at the Powerscourt Waterfall. After all, a week after Ireland’s worst snow event in...

#MySundayPhoto – Snowmageddon

So Ireland just went through its worst snow event since 1982, a.k.a. Snowmageddon. It took the collision of two weather...

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...