Renewal

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Every now and then I feel the need to recharge my batteries.

This is one of those times.

IMG_8690I have, once again, over-stretched myself across social media platforms, as well as working every day in the gardens and continuing to refresh and update the interior of Bealtaine Cottage…and all my own work, unaided.

IMG_8696My main work should be focused on writing, as this is my income, but, more often than not, I allow my energies to flow in too many directions.

IMG_8698So, for the next month, I am away from social media, concentrating my efforts on this website and YouTube channel instead.

IMG_8694All the little finishing tasks that are outstanding in the cottage will, hopefully, get finished!

IMG_8681I managed to finally hand-sew the curtain for underneath the worktop in the kitchen and hang it.

IMG_8702This week has been spent working in the Lughnasadh Garden and tidying up around the upper woodland.

IMG_8700I even managed a trip into town and to the market…not often enough I think, for I do need to get out more as I am becoming too much of a recluse!

IMG_8707Of course it is hard to leave  Bealtaine Cottage at present as the colours of Autumn are simply divine!

IMG_8711Often times I feel there is a constant pull from FaceBook and Twitter, but then this is the clever way both are set up…to keep drawing one back!

IMG_8708This website is my first love and will remain so, above all other aspects of the internet, for it is where so many discovered Bealtaine Cottage and fell in love with this land as I have done.

IMG_8712It is where I found community and support. It is also a safe place to post all my photographic work, on this website which hosts thousands of images of Bealtaine Cottage and Woodland Sanctuary.

IMG_8714It is a labour of love and devotion to Mother Earth, for sometimes I am at the computer for over an hour just uploading the images to the website…I don’t have internet, just a hotspot on my phone!

IMG_8715Much of social media is so fast-flowing that images get drowned in the tide of ‘stuff!’

IMG_8716All of the images I capture on camera add up to a tiny fraction of what I want to photograph.

IMG_8727These are then sifted down to what I upload onto this website.

IMG_8732I am on a daily quest to present the beauty of Mother Earth here at Bealtaine Cottage to the world.

IMG_8717IMG_8719IMG_8720IMG_8731So, for the next twenty eight days or so, a lunar month, I shall be posting here on my website and YouTube.

Touching base can be such a relief!

For The Time Being…

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Bealtaine Cottage Website is experiencing difficulties.

My computer appears to be on the blink, refusing to accept uploading of photographs and crashing at random.

Until the situation is resolved in some way, perhaps even a new computer (Second-hand, that is), Bealtaine Cottage will remain outside of the web.

A second-hand laptop will suffice, average cost of 250 euros.

If you feel able to help…

An update, today, Thursday 23 of January…target reached!

Blessings and thanks to all, including:Tracy Kruse at Goldkisses Art, Peter Hussey, Polly Perkins, Wanda Gibson, Jo Jeffery, Rosemary Fandel, Energetic Connection, Hippy Hound, Noel Cronin, Karen Williams, Nadine Touzet, and Deborah Hockney.

I  am now  able to buy a second-hand (guaranteed for 12 months!) laptop  this weekend!

 I am so very happy, because I need to keep writing, especially at this time, as my darling mother is passing, slowly but surely on her gentle way.  Mum loved Bealtaine Cottage and found great healing here. I am so glad that many of you feel the same …Blessings XXX