To The Mountain!

So lovely! Happy Lughnasa Weekend, Colette and all who celebrate this first harvest festival. I stopped FaceBook in December 2011 and Twitter in 2009 and still have a beautiful online community of my own choosing and loving. However you feel led to engage with the world and its news, do remember that Nature is the great healer. Enjoy the bounty and the beauty — offered to all of us from the Heart of the Mother, the Strength of the Water, and the Light of the Sun. Big blessings!

Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland

DSC01770I’ve been spending much of this week catching up with a great many tasks that were backing up around me…cork-tiling the bathroom floor and part of the Lodge floor, clearing the tunnel for the winter crops and all the usual stuff such as clearing and mowing the paths in the gardens!

DSC01861I have got a lot done because I made the decision last week to come off Facebook…and have shared my thoughts with you on this…

DSC01860I posted a number of pics on FB this morning, as so many people delight in seeing Bealtaine Cottage!

DSC01859It is, however, almost impossible to respond to comments left on FB as I simply do not have the time and am resolved not to negate my commitment to this blog and the second website at

DSC01853Those of you who have followed this blog for any amount of time will be aware of the…

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8 responses to this post.

  1. hehe!! “the old skin has to be shed before the new one can come”…that stood out to me because that’s exactly why i chose that literal exfoliating body glow treatment i mentioned to you. i wanted to literally shed the old skin while doing so energetically. i even told the therapist that i was in snake mode 😉

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  2. Posted by Barbara on July 29, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    That was a cool dip in clean, clear lake on a hot sunny day, thank you! What a magical land Colette has created….. and perhaps I’ll take up chewing cat nip! Animals, especially cats, are so very good at what they do! Love, B.



  3. Posted by Sky on July 30, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    What a refreshing walk through the current Bealtaine cottage! Like a virtual vacation. Collette has done such a wonderful job with that property. She’s created a true sanctuary from what was once ravaged land. So glad she decided to stay there and dream a new dream, funded by the private blog.

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  4. Posted by seattle72 on July 30, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Another inspiring and supportive post. Love it! Spaced out Kitty looks like hes day dreaming to me. 😄❤😉



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