Tag Archive: Travel

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.

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

The travelling crochet hook

Up, up and away with my beautiful crochet hook. Where I go, it follows. Isn’t it amazing that I haven’t once been stopped by security at airports? Knitting needles aren’t allowed in hand… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

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

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

An Irish blessing

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until… Continue reading

A dog’s eye view

Introducing Nellie, your personal tour guide of Sherkin Island. Nellibellikins (or Smellikins, depending on what she’s been rolling in) would love to share some of her favourite places on the island with you, like Cow… Continue reading

Stitch ‘n’ beach

Knitting and crocheting on the beach is one of life’s little pleasures. On a dull and damp June Bank Holiday weekend, I stashed the knitting needles in my bag and headed off to Silver Strand.… Continue reading

Where to now?

Step outside of the front door and you’ll find this on the flagstone right outside. Created one day by the island husband with an angle grinder, it somehow looks as if it’s always been… Continue reading