Category Archive: Beach

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastels

Derrynane Strand, Lamb’s Head, Co Kerry, soft pastels © wildsherkin 2013 With thanks to Cee for this challenge. I know that this is a bit of a literal interpretation of the theme. Derrynane is one of… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sea

‘The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.’ Jacques Cousteau

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

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

Weekly photo challenge: Masterpiece

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” ― John Ruskin

Travel theme: Tilted

She came, she saw, she claimed, she snapped and then hauled it all the way home… only to realise that the photo she had taken was on the skew. Hurray for Ailsa and this week’s ‘Tilted’ travel theme! For… Continue reading

Lingering longer

I am spending a few days on my own here on Sherkin Island – a rare treat for me. I hope you don’t mind the recent flurry of posts but by Monday I… Continue reading