Category: A December Ireland

The December Gardens of Wicklow

Tinakilly Country House Garden Stairs

December is fast approaching.  Are you thinking about Ireland, but you’re not sure where to go or what it might be like?  Let me help with some options.  The first … December Gardens in County Wicklow. I am heading back to Ireland in December.… Continue Reading “The December Gardens of Wicklow”

The Serenity of Malahide Harbour

Malahide Harbour at Dusk, County Dublin

‘Landlocked’ is a good adjective for me.  I am from the Midwest; raised in Wisconsin and currently calling Indiana my home. The Great Lakes have always been a relatively short drive, but they don’t see to draw me.  Instead, I find that I am… Continue Reading “The Serenity of Malahide Harbour”

The Coastal Cottage Ruin

The Cottage Ruin, Wicklow, County Wicklow

Black Castle in Wicklow, County Wicklow, is a great ruin. I almost missed it. As I was heading out of Wicklow, I decided to pull into a golf course. The green land and the deep blue of the Irish Sea was calling to me.… Continue Reading “The Coastal Cottage Ruin”

The Beauty of Powersourt Estate

The Serenity of Dolphin Pond

‘Green thumb’ is not an adjective that would describe me. In fact, the reason that plants flourish in my house is because they are artificial. So, until recently, I would simply drive by places that had ‘garden’ in its name. September 2013 changed that.… Continue Reading “The Beauty of Powersourt Estate”

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