Category Archive: Amateur photography

While I was sleeping…

  Well…I haven’t been sleeping as such but more like lying in wait for my return to Sherkin Island following illness, two major exam years in the house, caring for infirm elderly relations, work pressures, a… Continue reading

Shoot it, sketch it

      When Frances from Island Threads posted this beautiful picture of The Clisham on the Isle of Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland, I asked her permission to paint it. I… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Blossom

  Tiny quivers poised to spread life near and afar – a flight against time. It’s not exactly blossom…but this humble weed does have a certain beauty of its own. http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/05/16/travel-theme-blossom/

Weekly photo challenge: spring

Spring has arrived and it’s time to get our little house in order for the season. There are floors to be swept, windows to be cleaned, bed linen to be aired and cobwebs… 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