The “Joy” of October

The “Joy” of October

October was busy! There was lots going on with half term holidays and we wanted it to be busy. We also had a number of events in The Barn which required planning and preparation which usually starts a month or two beforehand. The month began with a gluten free baking...
September All Change

September All Change

Running a little behind schedule with September blog I’m afraid. I think this is what happens when you start thinking about Christmas before Halloween has happened! Cast your mind back to a week of almost perfect summer weather. As someone who now spends a fair bit of...
Déjà vu

Déjà vu

I don’t know about you but I have very mixed feelings about the month of August! I think it has something to do with the end of school holidays. Let me explain. When I was 13 my family moved from Kilkeel to Uganda (quite the house move!) This was in the time before...
July 2019 Retreats, Reunions and Reviews

July 2019 Retreats, Reunions and Reviews

I have heard summer described as Nature’s rush hour and I think it’s a perfect description. The Green has been buzzing with activity over the past few weeks. The Green is certainly aptly named as I have seen every shade of it in recent days. From livid lime green...
June 2019  Summer ( at least it was supposed to be!)

June 2019 Summer ( at least it was supposed to be!)

June last year was an unbelievable month of good weather. I think we will be talking about it for years. However, just because last year was incredible did not mean that this year would be the same. June started wet …it rained and rained for days at the beginning of...