Going around in circles (3)

Okay, this is beginning to sound like a scratched record. The circle theme is definitely coming to an end now, I promise! I just want to say that there’s something very therapeutic about crocheting in… Continue reading

Going around in circles (2)

“Nothing is so beautiful as spring, when weeds in wheels shoot long and lovely and lush.” Gerald Manley Hopkins

Going around in circles

The spiral in our grass (can’t call it a lawn as it’s a bit of a field really) has raised some eyebrows and some laughs on the island but hey, whoever said that mowing… Continue reading

Into the west

Looking west from the top of the garden, you can see Cape Clear Island in the background to the left and to the right lies Mizen Head, Ireland’s most southwesterly point. Beyond lies the… Continue reading

The Enchanted Forest

On a recent stroll across Trá Bán strand, these wonderful ‘trees’ caught my eye – the beauty of nature creating its own art in the sand.  There were several of them but these magical little forests disappeared… Continue reading

St Patrick’s Weekend

Lovely weather came out of the blue last weekend, and what a difference it made! We expected heavy skies and mist rolling in from the west but what we got was crystal clear days and warm… Continue reading

Stairway to heaven

I found this on Trá Bán, a beautiful, sandy beach on the west end of Sherkin Island, and just a stone’s throw from the cottage. The tide had washed it ashore. I saw it from… Continue reading

Angel

I look on this as one of nature’s or heaven’s gifts. It’s made from driftwood and feathers found on Silver Strand on Sherkin Island. With a little silver craft wire and minimal carving, this angel soon… Continue reading