Easter glory

It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out… Continue reading

Daisy Day

  Spring sprinkles magic –   dusting of daisies

Nuage

   Floating cloud, now pool of light – Heaven’s loss.

Knitty gritty

Yes, it’s time for some woolly nonsense again. I had a certain little person in mind when starting out on this cardigan and although it arrived several weeks after her second birthday, she was… Continue reading

Shadow play

I had promised that my next post would show a little more of Winterbourne House and Gardens but it’s just not happening. I think I need a video upgrade and I don’t feel that it is really worth… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Pink

Ailsa’s travel theme is pink this week so I have delved into the archives to share this picture with you. One day, if I ever get around to it, I’d like to try… Continue reading

Hail Glorious St Patrick

Hail, glorious St. Patrick, dear saint of our isle, On us thy poor children bestow a sweet smile; And now thou art high in the mansions above, On Erin’s green valleys look down… Continue reading

Darragh Shannon

Time is unkind A song by Darragh Shannon A Film by Paul Shannon Starring Bernice Tobin and Darragh Shannon. With special thanks to Walter Shannon Given the weekend that’s in it, when thoughts… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

‘Conversation’, Mixed Media © wildsherkin 2014. I can hear what you are saying from here: ‘Hasn’t her art style really evolved?’ ‘ The depth of colour, tonal qualities and texture of her work has definitely moved on… Continue reading

Shifting sands

Sherkin Island has taken a battering from storms (Darwin and Christine) this winter, wreaking havoc on the island’s ferry timetable, events schedules and islanders’ lives, as well as damaging infrastructure and property. If every… Continue reading