Irish Country Magazine

With the sun shining bright in the sky and just a touch of autumn in the air, I spent some lovely time being interviewed for Irish Country Magazine. The interest in sustainable living is growing! I’ll let you know when the interview is published. There is something of an Indian Summer happening here in the […]

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Life Sounds…

Gentle rain falls from the sky between bright sunshine and winds that swirl the clouds above. This is a lovely weekend.  Flowers and seed-heads adorn the interior of the cottage. Lovage wine is being prepared in the kitchen.  Today’s video is simply the sounds of a day in late June, 2012, as the heavy rains subside and […]

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Easter Sunday Wildflowers and Butterflies ~ Permaculture in Ireland at Bealtaine Cottage

The delicate an exquisite flowers on the Dogwoods are beautiful close-up. For colour all winter, flowers in summer and berries during the autumn, dogwoods are hard to beat.Wildflowers…the most delicate and delicious blooms at Bealtaine Cottage…Elderflower Cordial, mmm!The time of the butteflies is very near. Last summer seen a huge upturn in the butterfly population […]

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