Changes

It was a time of change. 2017 brought a new direction for Bealtaine Cottage. What began many years ago as a blog, then a website, transitioned into an almost daily video on YouTube. The book, ‘A Cottage and Three Acres,’ was released in April 2017, with over 1,000 sales to date, and all from this […]

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Morning

The first week of July and there’s a feint scent of Autumn in the air this morning. The morning brings a quiet and gentle beginning to the day, untouched by the continuing perplexities of man. “Man has drawn artificial lines on the chest of the Mother Earth, which have no significance, except for the sake […]

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A Cottage and Three Acres…The Book

This is a brief post to give a link to buying the book, “A Cottage and Three Acres“, the first book from Bealtaine Cottage, The cost of the book is 21.00 euros, plus 5.50 P&P for addresses in Ireland, 6.50 P&P the rest of the world. Thus books posted to Ireland, total cost 26.50 euros […]

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Book Launch at Bealtaine Cottage

The long awaited day has arrived! I received a delivery from my printers in Dublin, of my book, “A Cottage And Three Acres”. It is three years since I put the first chapter on the website and waited for feedback from you, dear supporters of what has become the Bealtaine Project. I recall being  both […]

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Bealtaine Cottage…the Book!

  Finally…on the home run as they say, working on the cover of my long-awaiting book, “A Cottage and Three Acres”. There’s a few bits on the cover (shown below), to be tweaked, such as the colour of the text and white stitching around the photo on the front (this is it laid out flat!)…but […]

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Homemade Bread and Book Update

As promised, here’s the recipe for my easy to make/bake and life-sustaining bread… For this recipe you’ll need a heavy cast iron saucepan and lid. I use a Le Creuset one, but any cast iron one is good! I use the cup method of measurement since my daughter Cara bought me some stainless steel measuring […]

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Irish Cottage Life

The permaculture gardens are very wet today…the rain has been quite relentless! Never mind! Lots to do indoors and sorting through boxes of “things,” I was happy to find these lovely Yuletide cards. Doesn’t she look gorgeous in the snow? As I am receiving orders for the Bealtaine Cottage Christmas Book, I thought that I […]

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