Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Corners Annonser
Looking back on the trip to Ireland last year, brought back a rush of green love through my veins. How I love this countryside! And the seaside! Dark skies over the meadows – but no rain… …only golden gorse glowing in the dark.
I was invited by Raj (XDrive) to join the Seven Day B&W Photo Challenge. (Thank you, Raj) The Rules are • Seven days. • Seven black and white photos of your life. • No people. • No explanation. • Challenge someone new each day Today, the last day, I would also like to challenge everyone […]Read Post ›
According to the tourist information, the small town of Adare (/æˈdeɪr/; Irish: Áth Dara, meaning ”ford of [the] oak”) in County Limerick, Ireland, is one of Ireland’s prettiest towns. When we visited, the weather was, as I guess the weather is most here, rainy with short glimpses of sun. And the village is pretty – […]Read Post ›
Looking through my photos from Ireland – I found an old abbey I had not posted on. I am convinced there were not many visitors, as we only saw it from the car. We were looking for a nice place to have our evening picnic – I wanted cows and my husband wanted ruins – […]Read Post ›
This is still one of my my favourite stories – (and favourite characters…) and so it was for my children as well. I guess most of you know them…? How do you remember their impact if you read them as a child?
Traces of the past…for Paula this Sunday – the Gateway to the monastic city of Glendalough, Ireland. said to be founded by Kevin in the 6th century.
The stunning Kilmacduagh monastery was founded by St Colman in the 7thCentury. I loved everything about it – the serenity, the silence, the rural beauty of the area. The round tower is dated from the 12th Century, and the tallest one in Ireland – Kilmacduagh is 34 meters in height with the doorway set […]Read Post ›
We woke up early to take a morning walk in Old Town Kilkenny before breakfast. Kilkenny is one of Ireland’s most beautiful towns, and has been of importance since the 13th century – it was even the capital of Ireland a long time ago. Eight degrees only, but silence and sunshine. A very pleasant walk. […]Read Post ›
A windy and rainy day, we visited Cobh. Somehow the weather seemed appropriate. The little seaside town of Cobh, with 13 000 inhabitants, has got one of the world’s largest natural harbours. Cobh was the place where most of the Irish emigrants left for America during the great starvation 1844-48. More than 1 million people died […]Read Post ›