I have been a lazy blogger of late. Finding the lure of the sun hard to resist and so spending less time with technology. I expect a few of you are in the same boat. Gently enjoying summer days.
The last proper summer we had was in 2006. The year our eldest was born. I can remember him sleeping peacefully in his pram by the open french doors.
Seven years on, I think we deserve this perfect summer. My sleeping baby has grown into a little boy who loves being outside enjoying the sun with his younger brother and sister.
After playing in the garden on Saturday with a makeshift sprinkler, the garden hose tied to a tree, the little ones wished for a visit to the seaside.
So on Sunday, we packed a picnic and set off for a day at the beach. We visited Murvagh Blue Flag Beach in Donegal.
The weather was lovely. Not too hot with a welcome breeze. We paddled in the water, built sandcastles, collected shells and watched kites swirling through the sky.
All in all, we had a fun, easy going day. The kind of day we hope to enjoy many more of before summers end.