Tag Archive: sherkin island

The Mad Hatter

Call it a kink or a quirk of nature in me but when it comes to knitting and crocheting, I’m a bit gung ho. As soon as I see something I’d like to… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

This is my first participation in the Weekly Photo Challenge. I could hardly ignore that theme, now could I! So here goes. This is also where the Sherkin Luddite Extraordinaire attempts her first ‘mosaic… Continue reading

Where there’s life…

My dear old Uncle Ted used to say that if you put some soil on your head and stood still for long enough, a bramble would take root. Well, I won’t be trying… Continue reading

Winter light

Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, November 2012. Oileán Chléire (Cape Clear Island) is seen in the distance.

Mirror, mirror

Mirror, mirror on the tree, who can be lovelier than thee? Oh, if only this one could talk. We had seven gorgeous sixteen-year-old girls here for the weekend to celebrate my daughter’s very belated… Continue reading

The calm before the storm

While I was taking this picture on Sherkin’s Trá Bán the other day, Hurricane Sandy was building momentum mid-Atlantic and within hours would hit the USA’s East Coast, causing much devastation. Worlds apart, yet… Continue reading

Stairway to heaven

I found this on Trá Bán, a beautiful, sandy beach on the west end of Sherkin Island, and just a stone’s throw from the cottage. The tide had washed it ashore. I saw it from… Continue reading