Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Into the pink

On the headland above Trá Crúa, looking out to Cape Clear Island. I have a bit of a confession with this one. For the first time ever, I have used Photoshop to enhance a… Continue reading

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Season of Spring

“There’s something in the air. Sniff. Hmm, I’ll just close my eyes for a sec and breathe it in. I know that scent…but what is it? Sniff. Daisies, salty breeze, bluebells, buttercups, cow poo (love… Continue reading

Shoot it, Sketch it, Collaboration No.2

Rustic fence, Hereford © Poppytump 2013 It seems that I was not the only blogger inspired by Poppytump’s wonderful images! Anna Cull’s painting of the harbour wall at Newlyn is ‘a hard act to follow’, and… Continue reading

In a bluebell wood

Last Sunday we went to Courtmacsherry Woods to see the bluebells. Courtmacsherry is a lovely little seaside village in West Cork. I had set heart on seeing a bluebell wood and knew the timing should be just about right. What is particularly… Continue reading

Irish Cobra Convention

. Irish Cobra Convention, Sherkin Island, May Bank Holiday Weekend, 2013

Bunny goes bathing

This bunny rabbit is not attempting a trans-Atlantic crossing. Nor is he taking a constitutional bathe in the icy waters of  Roaring Water Bay. This is because he is not a bunny at all – just a… Continue reading

Oh dear…

Hairy alien crash-lands on beach off the south west coast of Ireland. His last thought as he hit the beach was ‘Oh dear, I knew I should have waxed…’ (Please note that no alien or any… Continue reading

A note

Daisy Day

‘When the garden became a meadow’ May Bank Holiday weekend, Sherkin Island, Cork

The nature of creativity

There is something about Sherkin Island and West Cork that attracts creative types.Is it something in the air? Or is there something else at play? We may find out soon as a survey has taken place….and you can read… Continue reading