Thanksgiving Blessings from Ireland

Fourteen years ago at the beginning of the Bealtaine Project, I had no contact with anyone in the US. My perception of American people was very much decided by all things Hollywood and the news broadcasts that informed me of all that was negative. It’s shocking how our view of the world lies in the […]

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Thank You, Monsanto!

So much for panicking…my computer is fixed! I was really in a tiz thinking that I was going to be without the means of spreading the energy from Bealtaine Cottage and I’m glad about that, because as the evening progressed and my computer was being fixed, I had time to think about all the people […]

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National Tree Day Ireland and the Kindness of the Twitter Community!

The package from the USA could not have arrived at a better time…for Thursday the 11th of October is National Tree Day here in Ireland! There are so many fabulous, caring people on Twitter, that it has become, for me, more than just a social media. David, one of a fantastic group of people, answered […]

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Visitors to Bealtaine Cottage on the Day of the New Moon

I am over-whelmed right now. My visitors have left. It is always sad to say goodbye and even though I had never met these lovely people before, I feel as though I have known them all my life… Monika and Rita had travelled all the way from Austria, with their driver, Sigi to visit Bealtaine […]

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The USA, Iran and Nowruz

Today is the Ides of March. We are halfway through this month of Spring and the Winter now seems far behind us. There is still much to be done in the garden in preparation for the growing season. Seeds to be sown, plants to be divided and trees to be pruned. The list is as long […]

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Look Who Visited Bealtaine Cottage on Friday!

Country Views United States 344 United Kingdom 67 Ireland 42 Canada 26 Sweden 18 Denmark 9 Australia 4 Italy 3 India 3 Slovenia 2 Belgium 2 This is the new feature on WordPress and it is just fascinating…a breakdown of visitors to Bealtaine Cottage on Friday. I love to look at statistics, as these represent […]

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Abandoned Cottages in the West of Ireland

Wild Orchids are just some of the Wild Flowers at Bealtaine Smallholding today. Walking the land it is amazing to see so many and such variety of Nature’s Bounty. The leaves of an old Fern are just starting to unfurl. Some of these Ferns growing along the bank at the back of the cottage are […]

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