My Wildest Dreams

Bees are declining all over the world, for multiple reasons. The most serious one in my estimation is habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation…in other words… Homelessness! This is not a problem at Bealtaine Cottage, as Bee habitat and food source creation was implemented in the early years of the Bealtaine project. As a direct consequence […]

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In The End…

I know I should not have gone out today! I know in retrospect, on reflection, it was a mistake… I had already heard something on the morning news, a tail-end of some report…something about an animal being killed, and I thought, Oh gosh, here we go again! Anyway, what happened was  I decided to go into town, taking […]

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The Great Collapse

The great collapse of society, as we know it, is under way. Most people are unaware of this. Every aspect of controlled living is the same as ever it was. The television keeps pumping out much of the same. Supermarkets hum with shoppers. Christmas lights flicker in shopping centres. The madness of more predominates a […]

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Weekend Permaculture Tree Planting at Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland.

  Blossom on the Plum and Cherry trees continue to develop at Bealtaine Smallholding. As I type this blog on a calm and warm Friday evening I am amazed at the continual good weather experienced here in the west of Ireland since the middle of March. The climate is changing…that I know. Peach blossom covers […]

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