Tag Archive: Travel

The gift

  A recent visitor to Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, left this gift behind. It only lasted until the next tide claimed it, but luckily, I was there to capture it. I also caught… Continue reading

Easter glory

It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Pink

Ailsa’s travel theme is pink this week so I have delved into the archives to share this picture with you. One day, if I ever get around to it, I’d like to try… Continue reading

Hail Glorious St Patrick

Hail, glorious St. Patrick, dear saint of our isle, On us thy poor children bestow a sweet smile; And now thou art high in the mansions above, On Erin’s green valleys look down… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

On a clear day you can almost see forever from the top of Anne’s Church in Shandon, Cork, known as ‘Shandon Bells’.  Meticulous Mick’s post shares a lovely image of this famous Cork landmark. This… 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

Thursday Lingering Look at Windows

I hope Dawn from The Day After will forgive me for being a day late with this challenge. Also, I admit that it’s a little unimaginative of me to return to the same… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sea

‘The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.’ Jacques Cousteau

Out of the blue

Sherkin Island turned into a Greek Isle over the weekend. It’s true. Temperatures soared, the sea sparkled, happy tourists walked its lanes and just about everyone got sun burned, including us ( despite… Continue reading

Travel theme: Peaceful

As the day draws to a close at Cuinne Harbour, an inlet of Roaring Water Bay, Sherkin Island, Cork. With thanks to Ailsa for another great travel theme.