In Honour of Lyra McKee

I am in Derry for the Vegan Festival and will be happy to report all to you on my return home. As you can see from the photos, home is very much in full bloom! Driving into Northern Ireland from the west of Ireland brings back memories of my youth, much of which involved “the […]

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A Life in the Country ~ The Growing Disaster of Impoverishment!

Early winter and the weather is brilliantly sunny with clear skies above the cottage and moonlit nights that are bright and cold! It’s worth enduring the rain and grey for mornings like this… Colours continue to develop in the densely planted gardens. This palette of colour continues all the year round… Dense planting as is […]

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Permaculture Cottage Daily ~ Wonderful Visitors, Dr Helen Caldicott and Seamus Heaney

Wednesday 7th September 2011 More Wonderful Visitors to Bealtaine Cottage… But, before I begin… This wonderful young fella turned up at the protest on Monday evening, outside the Council Offices in Carrick-on-Shannon…complete with Gas mask, (Josh Fox) style and home made placard and got a rousing cheer from the protesters! Visitors to the Permaculture Smallholding today… […]

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