Magnumlady's Blog

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Magnumlady's Blog
I'm Val, happily married to Andy for 22 years, we have two lovely teenagers, Jono and Lucy. We have a lovely Jack Russell dog, who was a rescue dog. We live in Ireland, although I was born in the UK. We've been here for 21 years.
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  • Blue Monday 17 hours ago Today was a wonderful day for me. I know it was Blue Monday and it was raining but it was wonderful. We had our coffee morning and so many people turned up, it was so lovely seeing people talking to each other and new connections being made. It’s amazing how many of us are in … Continue reading...
  • Taptastic 1 day ago I went for my first tap dancing lesson today, it was so exciting! Well it was exciting when people arrived and I stopped hovering in the corridor like a spare part. Anxiety how are ya!? I was a bit giddy before we started. The opening from Fame popped into my head, you know – “Right …...
  • Don't have a Blue Monday 1 day ago Tomorrow is Blue Monday, apparently the most depressing day of the year. Christmas is over, the decorations are down, the bank accounts are empty, the days are short and the weather is shite…..but it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Our Havin’aLaugh coffee morning is on tomorrow at The...
  • Me and my shadow 3 days ago If you’ve been following the blog you’ll know about my battle with depression. I’ve written a lot about this shadow person that kind of took over, it’s a bit mad because I woke in the middle of the night and an article came up on Facebook about Carl Jung and his theory on everyone having...
  • A Friday Chat 3 days ago I’m calling it a chat because when I type I feel like I’m chatting to you so grab a coffee, take a seat and join me on my rambles. Speaking of coffee there is a coffee morning on Monday in The Blind Tiger, Sligo 10am – 12 noon…come and join us. The tattoo seems to … Continue reading A...

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Ann Donnelly
19:36 PM September 14, 2014

Magnumlady's blog is the one I most look forward to. Her updates are mostly funny, sometimes having a wee rant, and generally a one-woman guide to Sligo and surrounding counties. I've been introduced to all sorts of places and activities. Oh to have the energy and time to keep up with you Val. You're an amazing lady.

Deb McGrath
20:04 PM September 14, 2014

Love the informative information that is always available on this Blog .

Caroline
20:12 PM September 14, 2014

Lucky you living in beautiful Sligo - I was born in Sligo and now live in York - beautiful also but in a very different way. I love your photos of Sligo - they make me homesick :-)

Maire Nobes
20:27 PM September 14, 2014

Vals blogs are always as wonderful as her images ....

Tina
20:28 PM September 14, 2014

Love magnumlady's Blog. This woman gets round Sligo like no other. Brilliant photo's and reviews of events, restaurants,Community gatherings, festivals, The list is endless. Informative and entertaining blog with exquisite images.

Mary Fraser
21:06 PM September 14, 2014

This is a fabulous blog for both tourists to the area and those who live here. Full of news about events and wonderful local pictures. I grew up here and I still see something new every week. Makes me want to go back.

Deb Dressler
21:15 PM September 14, 2014

Thank you for doing such a great job.

Helen M Dunne
22:23 PM September 14, 2014

I love this blog, its fun with some gorgeous photos , really makes me want to visit Co Sligo. I lovecatching up with it every day, Val always makes me smile

Orl
00:24 AM September 15, 2014

Really interesting blog and her photography skills are amazing

Paul O'Regan
01:24 AM September 15, 2014

Hi Val, follow you on facebook. Ex-Pat meself living in Mayo, which is right up there with Sligo on the beauty stakes :)

LINDA JAMES
08:05 AM September 15, 2014

i too was born in England ...i absolutely love this country and am trying to do my family tree ...your information and photographs..i often share as i feel that you capture the beauty of Sligo and surrounding areas...i have marked a few places i want to visit ,,by looking at your photo's and the information given ..so thank you for opening my eyes to these places i have been living here for 17 yrs

Marie
08:08 AM September 15, 2014

I really enjoy your your blog and photos Val. I follow you on Facebook.

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