How To Make A Willow Arch For Your Garden…For Free

Go out, go out I beg of you And taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth With all the wonder of a child. ~Edna Jaques   The miracle of Spring is now very close. Birds are beginning to sing and all over the woodland gardens of Bealtaine Cottage, life stirs. […]

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Thank You!

I’m sharing these images of Bealtaine Cottage this evening and saying a massive “Thank You!” to you all! Many of you have been with me from the very beginning, when I first ventured into the world of blogging and began writing about my journey here at Bealtaine Cottage. I attempted in a small way, to […]

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Country Cottage Journal

Preparing the cottage for Yuletide and the Midwinter Feast has been underway for the past week or so. A smaller stove has been installed in the sitting room and much of the furniture in the cottage has been moved around…a great swap has taken place! The end of all this turmoil is almost in sight…I […]

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A Country Remedy

As the days move inexorably towards the fullness of August, visitors come and go. I hear the same words being spoken, from many disillusioned souls, who make their way to Bealtaine Cottage…in search of inspiration and ways to live the better life they dream of having. Seeking a way back that takes them forward is […]

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Permaculture Health, Wealth and Abundance…May the Force be With You!

Apple blossom this morning at Bealtaine. As I write this I am listening to Irish Radio…talking endlessly about money, economics, making people spend money, kick-starting the economy! They just don’t get it! The wealth of a country must be measured in the health and wellbeing of its people… Rhubarb waiting for me to turn it […]

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