Winter Woodland Wonderland

Throughout the winter months nature goes on providing us with inspiration of all kinds.  There is nothing more beautiful than a woodland walk to raise the spirits during the short hours of daylight that winter allows us to be outside.  The woodland also provided me with lots of inspiration for Christmas decorations, making the home feel … Continue reading Winter Woodland Wonderland

Love you my luver

Valentines day here it is again and for those of you who hate all the cheesey things that sometimes come with the day remember it doesn't have to be that way. Keep the flag for love flying high and keep romance alive. It doesn't have to be an endurance meal out in the company of couples forced … Continue reading Love you my luver

A bird in a bath is worth two in a bush

Now that the weather is warming up the birds are back busily about feeding and bathing,  delighting us all.  We all plant to  encourage wildlife into the garden so why not get creative and add decorative interest whilst you are at it for any creatures that will benefit?  There is nothing more delightful than watching birds … Continue reading A bird in a bath is worth two in a bush

A Place to Ponder

One of my many passions in life is to travel the world and explore new places and with holidays being scarce when you work full time I always like to try and venture to new territories for new explorations.  Apart from my home country of Ireland, that has entrenched in me an unbreakable bond,  there … Continue reading A Place to Ponder

The Child Within

Read on for some ideas for a fun outside small space.  As our outdoor space in the urban environment gets smaller the need to escape into nature gets bigger.  But as the demands of juggling home, work, family and play become ever increasing, the desire for an enjoyable outside space that is part of our … Continue reading The Child Within

The Kitchen Planter

Even if you only have the tiniest of outside spaces  a  balcony, terrace, window ledge or the front entrance to your home, window boxes and containers can open up the world of gardening to you,  any space is  enough to create the perfect kitchen garden.  Plant up  hardy herbs together,  they will last all year … Continue reading The Kitchen Planter

In The Name Of Progress

TUMBLED STONE AND RAIN SHOWERSWell after major devestation to the house, garden and the grafters the hardscape is finally down phew! We can now  start clearing the debris from the bomb site and begin to realise the vision. Peace will reign once more on this shore.  An oasis of calm will be instated over the … Continue reading In The Name Of Progress