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

Travel theme: land meets water

A ribbon of blue winds its silky path through sand –   salt waves diluted. With thanks to Alisa for this week’s Travel Theme.