Catch Up With My Days – September 2016


Hello hello! Can you believe September is nearly over?The past few weeks have completely run away with me! I have some things to share with you though, so grab a cuppa, and read on! Asda asked if I would let you know about their Tickled Pink Products in support of Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now this October. It’s such a good cause of course I agreed. Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign, part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is now in its 20th year. Every product sold includes a donation to the appeal. They have some really cute items, but if pom pom socks and pyjamas aren’t really your thing then look for the logo when buying your coca cola and crumpets. That way you can be sure some money is going to charity.

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A Week at Benone Tourist Complex


I cannot believe the schools are back, and summer is all but over. What I can tell you is that is the first time in a long time, that I feel like I had a summer. I didn’t move house, I didn’t renovate a house, and I mostly just went out and had fun! All thanks to my new tent, which became my second home. The last week of the school holidays I took it to Benone Tourist Complex. It’s not an area I know well, but I was keen to explore.

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A Day Trip to Inishowen Donegal

Inishowen Culdaff

Cove at Culdaff

During our recent stay in Benone, we decided to catch the ferry from Magilligan, on the North Coast of Northern Ireland,  to Greencastle in the South, to explore the Inishowen region of Donegal.

It’s not somewhere I had ever been, so I randomly picked Culdaff as our first stop, and what a beautiful place it was. Just 10 miles from the ferry we found  golden sandy beaches, a quiet cove, a play park for the kids and the Atlantic Ocean shimmering in every shade from tourquoise to cobalt blue! As part of the Wild Atlantic Way coastal route, this little gem is unmissable, and much better than my photo’s suggest!

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The Harbour Brewers Fayre Carrickfergus: Review

Brewers Fayre The Harbour

Last weekend we were invited to The Harbour Brewers Fayre in Carrickfergus. The restaurant is trialing what they refer to as Chef’s Counter menu, and they asked if we would review it. The concept is that on week nights, they have all you can eat buffets, with choices such as battered fish fillets, chilli beef, and roast chicken. And on Saturday’s they have an all you can eat Peri Peri Chicken night, for those who like it hot! Of course, all this is in addition to their usual menu.

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Something for the Weekend

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I cannot believe there are less than two weeks until the school summer holidays are over! I know I have mostly been telling you about my adventures, but inbetween I have been having some down time and a bit of a chill out. If that sounds good, and  you want ideas for something for the weekend, put your feet up and read on.

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