Category Archive: Landscape

Daisy Day

  Spring sprinkles magic –   dusting of daisies


   Floating cloud, now pool of light – Heaven’s loss.

Hail Glorious St Patrick

Hail, glorious St. Patrick, dear saint of our isle, On us thy poor children bestow a sweet smile; And now thou art high in the mansions above, On Erin’s green valleys look down… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

A common dandelion makes a splash of vibrant colour against the earthy, muted tones of this mystical Kerry landscape. For more posts on ‘juxtaposition’ see here:

Jack Frost

We had a welcome respite from howling winds and rain on St Stephen’s Day (Boxing Day) when the sun came out to play  for a while. It was a crisp, blue morning so we went… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let there be light

Give me hope in the darkness that I will see the light. Picture: Trá Bán, Sherkin Island, Co Cork. Words: Not mine but not sure where they have come from… Mumford & Sons lyrics? For… 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

Cloths of heaven

Aedh wishes for the Cloths of Heaven  by W. B. Yeats Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of… 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

Thursday Lingering Look at Windows

I hope Dawn from The Day After will forgive me for being a day late with this challenge. Also, I admit that it’s a little unimaginative of me to return to the same… Continue reading