A sweet tale

Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy

“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the spider to the fly; “’Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you did spy. The way into my parlor is up a winding stair, And… Continue reading

Catching rays

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath your feet

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Wordless Wednesday

Two views

Two artists from Sherkin Island will hold a joint exhibition of paintings at the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from Saturday 9th August until Saturday 22nd August. ‘Two Views’, opening at 2:30pm on… Continue reading

Weekly photo challenge: close up

The Wild Plants of Sherkin, Cape Clear and adjacent islands of West Cork, published in 1996 by Sherkin Island Marine Station, recorded a total of 592 flowering plants, conifers, ferns and stoneworts.  Most… Continue reading

Travel theme: land meets water

A ribbon of blue winds its silky path through sand –   salt waves diluted. With thanks to Alisa for this week’s Travel Theme.


Sherkin Island has some new residents who grace the land above Silver Strand – a lovely addition to the wild Atlantic coastline.

Travel theme: Tiny

The first of many wonderful exhibits in the recent Creative Diversity Exhibition on Sherkin Island shows Sue’s miniature jumper installation! You will find more on Sherkin Island Knitwear here and for more interpretations of tiny… Continue reading