Cape Clear: The Stone That Moved

Originally posted on Roaringwater Journal:
The enigma begins around 1874, on Cape Clear – the southernmost piece of inhabited soil on the islands of Ireland. Land here is hard won, and the stony…

Wordless Wednesday

Travel theme: books

It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read. Lemony Snicket I am arriving a week late to Ailsa’s travel theme but I wanted to… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half Light

  So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in the… Continue reading

Sea + Mood = Smood Board

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.

Weekly photo challenge:state of mind

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

Silent Sunday

All for Hope

On 11th February our teenage daughter sets off for Kolkata (Calcutta) with The Hope Foundation, an Irish charity working with street children in India. There is no doubt that it will be a life changing experience for… Continue reading