Tag Archive: island

Travel theme: Tiny

The first of many wonderful exhibits in the recent Creative Diversity Exhibition on Sherkin Island shows Sue’s miniature jumper installation! You will find more on Sherkin Island Knitwear here and for more interpretations of tiny… Continue reading

Travel theme: illuminated

Ailsa’s travel theme this week is illuminated. This picture shows Sherkin Island in the distance as the ferry makes the ten minute trip to Baltimore on the mainland. Shooting straight into the sun probably isn’t… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Stone

I nipped down to the island for an overnight stay on my own on Saturday as my husband and I have had to do it by relay this Bank Holiday weekend. A storm was due to hit… Continue reading

The man from Bologna

I picked up a man on the beach the other day. Yes, it’s true. I had strolled down to Trá Crua with our dog, Nellie, and there he was. It’s quite unusual to… Continue reading

Sea fog

After endless days of blue skies and sunshine we woke yesterday morning to a murky world! A heavy sea fog had descended yet it was still very warm and muggy. An islander assured… Continue reading

An island wedding

The heavens smiled down on the happy couple today. The exquisite bride wore an ivory, off-one-shoulder sheath dress. She chose to walk with her father along the lane up to the church. Tucked… Continue reading

Golden times

This one is a bit on the dark side as I took it later in the day but I quite like the yellow and blue delicacy of the wildflowers contrasting against the stark… Continue reading

By the shore

Trá Bán, Sherkin Island, Cork. © wildsherkin I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean rows will I… Continue reading

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Season of Spring

“There’s something in the air. Sniff. Hmm, I’ll just close my eyes for a sec and breathe it in. I know that scent…but what is it? Sniff. Daisies, salty breeze, bluebells, buttercups, cow poo (love… Continue reading

The remains of the day

As another year comes to a close, I wish you all a very happy New Year ahead. This photo of Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, was taken on the same day as Winter Light but during late… Continue reading