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Seagull Island with stripes and Plovers

May 21, 2018

Seagull Island, stripes and Plovers¬† Late Spring is when Seagull Island, a barren stony finger of rock, resurfaces and the Plovers make a flying visit…A new plate in progress, A two plate print to add an extra stripe and texture

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Spring Snow, the Beast from the East

March 7, 2018

Lough Mask got a whisker brush from The Beast From the East, no great biting storm Emma or fierce snow storms. But it did get very cold and these last couple of days of tail end melting give modest bits of excitement….even if we didnt get within a snowball of a snowman. BooHiss!  

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Fertilisation: my guess…

June 22, 2017

Those little egg cups are lined with silt, pooled with water and colonised by algae – the gulls and cormorants splash great dollops, hare and deer sprinkle a few pellets, the wind desiccates and whips up a concoction then off it goes…!

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Spring Lake

May 4, 2017

Lough Mask is sinking back slowly leaving a creamy-grey sediment on seemingly barren rock. The summer shoreline has been under lake water for months. By March it started to reappear, then drowned a second time under inevitable Spring rains. The levels have dropped back in April and the new profile is taking shape. No great […]

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Spring turn, wet and windy

February 27, 2017

Everything is wet and sideways with rain and wind at the turn of Spring. After the mild, dryish December-January, ¬†February feels like winter at last!  

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Plovers on the Rocks

September 27, 2016

A band of Plovers (well, a congregation, correctly) sitting in a cave.. ok, standing on the near shore rocks, looking out into a heavy mist muffling Lough Mask. The key to this large 90cm x 60cm Plover plate will be printing a magnificent misty sky. I haven’t discovered how to print a magnificent misty sky..but […]

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Plovers

January 16, 2012

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