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A soft day

One of those soft Sherkin days on Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork Dedicated to all of those who have suffered loss this week.

Granny Square Eyes

I started this ‘Springtime Throw’ in November and although the pattern suggested 432 squares for a full-sized throw, I felt burnt out after 108 and decided that it would make a lovely baby blanket instead.… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Colour

Looking west to Cape Clear Island from the headland above Trá Crúa, Sherkin Island.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Lines

I spotted this challenge on Poppytump’s recent post. If Poppytump is ‘Johnny come lately’ then I am ‘Johnny way past his sell-by date’. Cee’s challenge is ‘Lines’ and although I am sure that the… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Green

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Roads

The tail end of a storm, Sherkin Island, taken last August when montbretia and wild fuschia were in full bloom. Thanks to Ailsa for another great travel theme: http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/03/01/travel-theme-roads/

A wild horse sleeps

A wild horse sleeps in a green and silent lane, dreaming of wind swept sands and white-capped waves and the thunder, ripped asunder rhythm of hooves drumming on the shore. Medusa’s glance has… Continue reading

After the rain

Take a stroll with me down the lane to Trá Crua. It’s not usually this soggy but Sherkin Island has had more than its fair share of rain in recent months. According to… Continue reading

A trip to Dublin

I was fortunate to have two whole hours to myself in Dublin recently so I made a conscious decision to avoid High Street shops and follow my heart instead. So what, I hear… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

The last rays of the sun at Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork