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
This week Jen invites us to ‘wash the web with a rainbow of colours to keep the winter gloom at bay’. As a reminder that there’ll be sunny days ahead (Momma Patsy said), the image I am… Continue reading
Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?
The Wild Plants of Sherkin, Cape Clear and adjacent islands of West Cork, published in 1996 by Sherkin Island Marine Station, recorded a total of 592 flowering plants, conifers, ferns and stoneworts. Most… Continue reading
Our Sherkin Island garden has once again turned into a wild flower meadow. Much to our delight, we discovered two wild orchids – a gift from nature. Isn’t it lovely when a plant appears from… Continue reading
For, oh! when chill the sunbeams fall Adown that dreary sky, And gild you dank and darkened wall With transient brilliancy. The Bluebell, Emily Bronte
When weeds go to heaven, I suppose they will be flowers. L.M.Montgomery
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