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

Silent Sunday

Reflections

I am brushing the cobwebs aside and re-opening the door to WordPress. While Ireland has survived another battering of high winds and endless rain, I seem to have gone through a rather dry… Continue reading

A sweet tale

Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy

“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

Catching rays

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath your feet

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Wordless Wednesday

Two views

Two artists from Sherkin Island will hold a joint exhibition of paintings at the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from Saturday 9th August until Saturday 22nd August. ‘Two Views’, opening at 2:30pm on… Continue reading

Weekly photo challenge: close up

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