Category Archives: County Mayo

The end of 2020

And so we reach the end of 2020. A challenging year on so many levels. Usually we try and get a beach walk in on the 31st December or the 1st of January. But knowing we were heading back into a new covid 19 level five lockdown today (our highest level lockdown here in Ireland), which includes a 5km travel restriction – we made the most of yesterday and went to Ross Beach.

A visit to the beach, no matter what time of year, brings cheer. The tide was out and the low winter light perfect.

I want to thank all those who have stopped by over the last year, particularly those that have taken time to comment. I know I haven’t been as good as other years in reading and commenting and I will try to do more in 2021. I do value this wordpress community, the support, inspiration and kindness you all offer.

I want to wish you all a very Happy New Year. I hope 2021 brings you some magic.

Autumn Walk

We love to go for walks and I have many to choose from, for this week’s lens-artist photo challenge – photo walk. I decided to share a recent walk along the little roads near Ballintubber, Co Mayo. The first thing that was obvious was all the berries.

Some end of summer honeysuckle still remained.

We were also saw some geese flying overhead.

Curious cattle in the fields.

And some hoverfiles.

And butterflies.

And finally enjoyed the lovely views.