Category Archive: General

Seven inspiring things to do on Sherkin Island this August

There’s something about going to an island that makes you feel you are leaving some of your cares behind. So as you make the ten-minute ferry journey across Baltimore Harbour to Sherkin Island,… Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Seasonal Remnant

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

Wordless Wednesday

Weekly photo challenge: collage

Sherkin Island’s Community Hall has been transformed into a sensory experience of vibrant colour and sound with Tara O’Donoghue’s second annual solo show, ‘The Elephant in the Room’. Tara is a collage artist… Continue reading

Mackerel Sky

  Clotted skies, turning to buttermilk on the horizon over Roaring Water Bay, West Cork. Late August, precipitation pending, soul mending…and not a mackerel in sight.

Wordless Wednesday

  

Weekly photo challenge: Frame

I am standing at the window. Here I am again, offering yet another literal interpretation of the weekly photo challenge. That permanent view-finder makes it too easy, you see. So here it is. Dusk is… Continue reading

Happy Sticks

Evening light

It’s the end of another beautiful day on Sherkin Island in Roaringwater Bay off the south west coast of Ireland. This evening’s sunset just has to be shared. This is nature painting pictures in… Continue reading