Posts Tagged "Spring"

Mon, 11 April 2011 primrose heart

In the West of Ireland we’re enjoying wildly mercurial weather, as is typical for Spring. Today there were two downpours – one of hailstones – in between periods of glorious sunshine.
The gusting winds rushed the clouds all over the sky. I guess they got annoyed and had a rain tantrum. Who likes being pressured?
I [...]

Wed, 16 March 2011 Spring

I took this photograph today of the Cherry-plum tree in my front garden. It’s always the welcome first herald of Spring, blossoming before most other trees.
We’ve had two stunning, sunny days in a row, and the tree is garlanded with flowers now. Against the clear, azure skies the laden boughs sink and sigh, gravid in [...]

Thu, 17 February 2011 cat boots

I’m not a person who covets shoes, but I suspect some of you reading this blog might.
Often, I like to take photographs of eye-catching display items, and this nabbed my attention in a shoe shop in Galway last Saturday.
Not my style at all, but I liked the combination of colours and patterns, especially on [...]

Mon, 17 January 2011 new shoots

This is a hopeful sign from yesterday. It was taken on a day that could pass for Spring, but which followed one of the most miserable days (weather-wise anyway) we’ve had in months: sordid skies, torrential rain and gusting wind.
I don’t mind coping with the grey days when they blow away and leave us [...]

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