Category Archive: Flowers

Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

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

A sweet tale

Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?

Wordless Wednesday

Weekly photo challenge: close up

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

The Meadow

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

Sherkin Bluebells

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

Wild thing

When weeds go to heaven, I suppose they will be flowers. L.M.Montgomery

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

Weeping

Weeping She will be gone in a heartbeat. Silk has turned to crêpe, and all the day long her weary head is bowed, as dry-eyed tears fill her lonely wait. Her only company… Continue reading