Category Archive: Amateur photography

Silent Sunday

Field of trees

My personal reflection on how one tree captured my interest, respect and love has appeared in the Irish Examiner. This tree has been part of my daily walks for the past sixteen years.… Continue reading

The road home

It’s only two hours away. A car journey westwards, followed by a ten minute ferry across Baltimore Harbour. Not very far at all, really. But Covid-19 restrictions have placed Sherkin Island a million… Continue reading

Weekend Writing Prompt #129: Twilight

Day suspended, Paused like a soft intake of breath. Blushing and glowing with pride as she cherishes the hours, the minutes, the seconds and the millions of lost moments that will never be… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Seven inspiring things to do on Sherkin Island this August

There’s something about going to an island that makes you feel you are leaving some of your cares behind. So as you make the ten-minute ferry journey across Baltimore Harbour to Sherkin Island,… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Seasonal Remnant

Seasonal remnant, Pale and filigreed by time – Summer’s lasting gift.   Like this faded hydrangea bloom, I am so last summer. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? There’s lots to report, including… Continue reading

An island, a community, an exhibition

Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday