Nature Watch – Pollination

Extract from Pollinators.ie: There are 99 bee species in Ireland: the honeybee, 21 species of bumblebee, and 77 species of solitary bee. Bees are the most important pollinator of crops and native plant species in Ireland. They are a key component of our wildlife and one of the busiest, least appreciated work forces we have.… Continue reading Nature Watch – Pollination

Create Aid calls on you to help frontline responders around the globe.

As you know, we are in a global pandemic. Some of us are fortunate to be able to work remotely, self isolate and try and look after our family, friends and neighbours. Others are not so fortunate and will run into serious/fatal complications … And then there are frontline responders putting their heart and soul… Continue reading Create Aid calls on you to help frontline responders around the globe.

Home Tasking for Sanity

Now that Coronavirus/COVID-19 is spreading, people are staying at home for work, self isolating and making some great efforts in order to stop this virus from spreading. It is a world wide pandemic and needs global attention and endeavours from all walks of life. Part of that, the comedy and entertainment world have stepped up… Continue reading Home Tasking for Sanity

Bingo

After missing the opportunity to hit the big Arklow Bingo night last year with Saoirse and her Mam, Saoirse saw an advert for ‘Bingo Loco’ being organised in the local hotel. From the flier, it looked like Bingo with a bit of ‘craic’ involved. I think there were some Gameboy’s and SNES’s up for offer… Continue reading Bingo

Arklow’s American Motor Museum

Brady Brothers Arklow had a grand opening of their American Motor Museum today. I’m not a mechanophile nor a petrolhead, but the aesthetics behind the designs of these cars are fantastic. Their collection captures a history of slick, bold and daring stand out design for the cars. The models define the age of the car… Continue reading Arklow’s American Motor Museum

Winter Solstice Greetings

“I am a man who takes heart from the season’s change” Matt Berry – Solstice – Kill the Wolf I think it is really important these days to press pause at seasonal calendar events to reflect on times past and how you are going to go forward with the next part of your life. Although… Continue reading Winter Solstice Greetings

The Lonesome Boatmen

Here is some 360 footage of the Lonesome Boatmen. The Lonesome Boatmen are a collection of trad and rock musicians that meet up on a Sunday in the Harbour Bar for a session. They play most Sundays at 4pm in the bar section, and for the month of December, Bray is having free parking on… Continue reading The Lonesome Boatmen

Arklow Christmas Lights

I’m still playing around with Tik Tok videos, here is some footage from earlier this evening. Just some festive fun happening in Arklow as they turn the Christmas lights on for 2019. There was Arklow’s Pipe Band, Christmas Carols, a Christmas Carnival, Fireworks and of course a visit from Santa Clause. Check out the Christmas… Continue reading Arklow Christmas Lights

Fungi Geocache

Trying out Tik Tok for the first time so I made this video. It was tough editing a rake load of footage into 15secs but a fun challenge in regards to having tight restrictions. I also felt it was a good opportunity to get back into the fun playfulness of geocaching. I haven’t had a… Continue reading Fungi Geocache