I have returned, reluctantly, to the real world after an amazing weekend in Allihies, courtesy of “yer man”, as a gift for my birthday. In almost twenty years of visiting, I have rarely seen the skies so blue. The words of William Henry Davies sprang to mind on more than one occasion.
“What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare”
Nestled beneath the hills I give you Allihies.
This was the view from our house.
So, now I invite you to come for a small stroll with me, around the village of Allihies.
Leaving the village lets walk out the road.
And take a moment to look at the scree mountains on our right.
As we come to the end of the road we look out to sea.
And pause to stare….
Before arriving at the beach.
After a spell of Irish chat where we sit and speak at length about the weather. we head back to the village, where we might have spent a bit of time that night in the pub.
But not before we saw the sun go down on a perfect day.