We have a joke in Ireland about summer being our favourite day of the year. While that may be a bit of an exaggeration, it has to be said that Ireland isn’t the driest or sunniest place in the world. So when that blue sky rolls along, the sun shines bright and the temperatures hit
It’s taken almost two months, but I’ve finally gotten around to an outdoorsy adventure here at home. Since coming home from two years abroad just before Christmas, I’ve found myself two jobs, caught up with friends over multiple coffees and hot chocolates and been to see La La Land (a little devastating, but completely amazing).
The first snow of the winter came the other day. Not that it stuck around for very long, but as Irish weather goes, this one was pretty impressive. My golden oldie dog Topper enjoyed wandering our large garden in the powdery stuff anyway, and his wolfish looks made for some nice pics!
So I’ve been home for about seven weeks now, and it’s been really nice. Where’s home? Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland. A small, pretty village at the very bottom of Lough Derg, where the River Shannon continues on its southward journey. I’ve never thought of Killaloe as the most exciting place, but that doesn’t mean that
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