Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Blackberry picking

This post is a tribute to the late Seamus Heaney, the Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, who died this morning after a short illness.… Continue reading

Sea dog

Nellie and I have been doing a bit of horizon gazing over the last two weeks on Sherkin Island… or at least, when we got the chance. Between a steady flow of visitors,… Continue reading

Green letter day

Post box, Sherkin-style. © wildsherkin 2013

Stitch ‘n’ Beach (2)

Strand of wool Now that I’m on Sherkin Island for two weeks, I am doing one of my favourite things. I’ve had this red wool for too long now so I have started… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreshadow

Taken on the threshold of twilight on Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, Cork. As colour, light and people drain from the scene, all that remains of a happy day on the beach is the… Continue reading