Category Archive: Coast

Bright Water

He has married me with a ring, a ring of bright water Whose ripples travel from the heart of the sea, He has married me with a ring of light, the glitter Broadcast… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Stone

I nipped down to the island for an overnight stay on my own on Saturday as my husband and I have had to do it by relay this Bank Holiday weekend. A storm was due to hit… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: The hue of you

Nature’s muted tones…faded, jaded and slightly washed out. Cheri’s challenge: ‘For this challenge, we want to keep it simple: share a photograph with a prominent color (or assortment of colors) that reveals more… Continue reading

Adjusting the sails

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. William Arthur Ward

The things they leave behind

In Stephen G. Hipperson’s post, Artists Unknown, he explores the creativity of people who arrange natural objects to create something to say ‘I was here’. Seonaid also shared some delightful found treasures with us in her lovely… Continue reading

The man from Bologna

I picked up a man on the beach the other day. Yes, it’s true. I had strolled down to Trá Crua with our dog, Nellie, and there he was. It’s quite unusual to… Continue reading

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

Green letter day

Post box, Sherkin-style. © wildsherkin 2013