Ireland

Of Irish beaches, movies and romance

Of Irish beaches, movies and romance This is a collaborative post. If you ask my husband why we chose to move to Wexford, Ireland from Johannesburg in South Africa, he’ll tell you it was for the beaches. If you know my husband you’ll know that he’s a messer – South… Read More »Of Irish beaches, movies and romance

A Day at Altamont Gardens

Or, the day I didn’t lose the kids at Altamont Gardens Why is it that my kids always want to eat the picnic the minute we arrive at our destination? Even if it’s only 11:30 am and we left home 40 minutes ago, straight after they ate breakfast? Our recent… Read More »A Day at Altamont Gardens

Irish landscape green hills and fields

You’ll be happy living in Ireland if…

You’ll be happy living in Ireland if… …you love, love, LURVE the colour green. This country is not called the Emerald Isle just for the craic (for a laugh), wherever you look you are surrounded by greeny greenness. And not just in the fields and hills, trees and grass. Come… Read More »You’ll be happy living in Ireland if…

Feeling nostalgic in Ireland, missing South Africa

Will my home ever feel like home?

Will my home ever feel like home? This time a year ago we were travelling around South Africa visiting family and friends. Today I am over on the Mummy and the Mexican’s Blog as a guest blogger on her Nomad, Expat, Immigrant – Stories from Life Abroad series. I talk… Read More »Will my home ever feel like home?

What if the whole internet died?

This time last week storm Ophelia blew our electricity and thus our internet away, which basically meant that to all intents and purposes, to us the whole world wide web had disappeared in a puff. Obviously it was still there but because we couldn’t access it, it may as well not have existed at all.

So then after a few agonising moments of not being able to check what the storm was doing to the rest of Ireland via Twitter or Facebook I quickly moved on to worrying about the world inside these four walls and started hunting for candles and sending hubby to dig out a camping cooker so that we could have a hot dinner.

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