On 1st January I received via email the exciting news that I had been shortlisted in the UK BLOG AWARDS Parenting Category and I was equally thrilled/ delighted/ overwhelmed/ shocked/ ecstatic and did several versions of the **happy dance** while screeching with glee! We had … Continue reading MEET OUR MUM – INTERVIEW WITH THE BLOGGER
Do you ever hear the sound of your own voice and it makes you flinch with embarrassment? When the words you are uttering are going totally against your instincts and desires and yet they still keep coming? About a year ago I literally could not … Continue reading A BROKEN RECORD
While rainy days are often perfect for cosying up with blankets and a movie, with a little preparation they are also ideal for escaping to the forest for an afternoon of adventure. This past weekend our boys’ little 5-year old cousin had come for a sleepover and … Continue reading HIKING WITH KIDS – NORTHERN IRELAND – CRAWFORDSBURN COUNTRY PARK
Real life has its ups and downs. We all know that. While there are always highlights and good times to enjoy, equally there are challenges to face on so many different levels. And the tough times always seem to come at once don’t they? As … Continue reading FINDING MY WILD: THE FOREST – A MEDITATION
I recently wrote a guest blog post for Sustrans NI as part of the BikeLife 2017 Report. Here’s a link if you fancy a read!
So my New Year was kickstarted in the most fantastic and exciting style ever! An email on the evening of the 1st of January announced that my blog has made it through to the final of the 2018 UK Blog Awards (Check out their gorgeous … Continue reading BLOG AWARDS
‘The mind cannot carry away all that the mountain has to give, nor does it always believe possible what it has carried away.’ – Nan Shepherd It has become a New Year’s Day tradition over the past couple of years for us to go for … Continue reading HIKING IN THE SNOW WITH KIDS – THE MOURNE MOUNTAINS – SLIEVE DONARD