My personal reflection on how one tree captured my interest, respect and love has appeared in the Irish Examiner. This tree has been part of my daily walks for the past sixteen years.… Continue reading
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
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
Can you smell the salt in the air? I hope that my Sherkin Island ‘Smood Board’ will inspire you to think or dream about the sea today.
Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?
“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the spider to the fly; “’Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you did spy. The way into my parlor is up a winding stair, And… Continue reading
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