On this day last year, I drove to Co. Westmeath with a few of our kids to meet my partner Christy at Ballinlough Castle. Body & Soul Music and Arts festival was celebrating its 10th year. Christy has worked there since the beginning and built both of the main stages. Every year he maintains the… Continue reading Festival Flashback
Happy May Day! Today marks the first day of summer on the Celtic calendar. The potted paeony outside my front door is laden with buds. I think it's completely appropriate that it began blooming this morning. During this time of worldwide turmoil, it cheers me to observe the seasons and celebrate beauty where it can… Continue reading Lá Bealtaine Shona Duit!
The yearning to travel and see more of the world has increased as my first three "children" near adulthood. My partner Christy's two children from a previous relationship are younger than mine, which means we won't be able to hit the road together for a number of years. Still, I can't stop dreaming of something… Continue reading Have You Ever Considered #Vanlife?
Here I am posing with my little star in the walled garden at Body and Soul Music and Arts Festival, June 2019. ♥ This post was inspired by the prompt for Day 7. To participate or find out more information about #Manifest20 click here. Post your favorite photo of yourself taken during the past year.
One of the perks of my partner's job is that we frequently attend music festivals during the summer. Electric Picnic (EP), Ireland's largest festival, is usually a sold out event. 2019 was no exception. While listening to an EP related Spotify playlist a few weeks before the event, I discovered Sons of Kemet. I love… Continue reading Sons of Kemet: A Jazz Revolution