Brambles and other thorny subjects

Brambles On this mild day it feels so nice to be out and about tackling  thorny issues such as the strangling habits of brambles. I have always been attracted to these plants. Some of the most amazing plants on this planet of ours are ferocious. My all time favorite is the rose. Today I released […]

Wild and wicked ways of growing fruit

Fruity? But of course I  mean wicked in the most fruity sense!. But as gardeners, how can we be wicked with fruit? “For what we loose in flowers we gain in fruit”  Samuel Butler  and as Khalil Gibran says “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit“. What I am saying is only this. […]

Just June

It’s been too long folks. The season has come and it gobbled up all my blogging energy. Gardening, film making and home making. I was getting into foraging big time just before the land woke up and then it all happened. Just keeping my hand in here. Here is an image from the finale of […]


Yes, well there you go. Now! Just one last one for your digestion, it’s all at one go. Thats me, I’m an all or nothing kind of gal. You got nothing for a few months and now yir gettin it all. So I had a lot of fun with this one. You might recognize the Drumlane gardeners […]


Ahem, well I have taken the liberty which is mine  to take, and indeed anybody’s.  That  which presses one to ignore the rules and take control of a language oneself. It does help knowing the rules in the first place before the baby is thrown out with the murky bathwater, but that rule has also been dispensed with. […]


Ah it is all getting a bit public this year, such is the nature of a blog I suppose.  My new love is film making. I have decided to share some of mine with the world for the craic. Here is this one: It hopefully speaks for itself this one.  I don’t want our water […]

September looks back

It has really been a crammed full season.  Lets seen now, there is the Anti-fracking campaign, Yes today is the day after the Global frackdown day. Had a really good one up here in Manorhamilton and Carrick on Shannon. Here for more info. Then we had culture night in the Solas gallery on friday 21st,  and […]

Welcome to Creative Visions

You’re very welcome to Creative Visions.  This started out as an kind of diary and that is just what it has become. Most of the posts relate to the following areas in sporadic bursts of energy. So there will be a lot about gardening for the foreseeable future and perhaps if there is time film […]