Archives for November 2011


We get a lot of grey days here in West Cork. Especially in November. I might live in a beautiful place, but taking a photo a day outside is going to be challenging. My home office has big windows which… continue reading »

River Bandon in spate

This is a different shot to the strange thing I put on Blipfoto… a reminder of the journey to Kinsale today.

Good gourd

Ruth grows these decorative bottle gourds. When dried you can cut them in half and use them as scoops for dried foods. We have a couple in use for scooping out the chicken food. If you don’t cut them in… continue reading »

Cheval ride with Patrick

Our neighbour Patrick loves to go out enjoy the sights and sounds of beautiful West Cork. He likes to gather films and photos of local events but he’s getting older and managing all the digital paraphernalia isn’t easy so I… continue reading »

Cockerel number 3

One of our hens sat on some eggs this summer. Five hatched. Unfortunately three turned out to be cockerels. We keep chickens for eggs and not to be woken up at 5am by ‘cockadoodledoing’! The boys also bully the girls… continue reading »

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