Posts Tagged ‘mountains’

lake hedgerow autumn colour

a last day of Summer mid Autumn

October 27, 2018

Autumn, October, getting nippy, full of blue skies, mosiac colour and those dancing leaves. Yesterday, on the woodland path edging the lake, I spotted a nest of….Harebells! Incredible. They didnt appear for ages this year with all that ferocious heat and drought, and now 3 or 4 of them tucked in at the foot of […]

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plover detail

Seagull Island with stripes and Plovers

May 21, 2018

Seagull Island, stripes and PloversĀ  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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eggcups of silt/sediment

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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lough Mask, foreshore trees, rain on far mountains

November on the Lough Mask shoreline

November 28, 2016

This early winter month November on Lough Mask has been misty, soft and cuddly, and hard as nails, steel-blue freezing

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glowing light and distant mountains, wilderness

Lough Fee to Glassilaun and back over the wilderness mountains, to home

June 21, 2016

Driving around Lough Mask past Lough Fee to Glassilaun beach and taking a ‘short cut’ back over the Galway/Mayo mountains ..what a wilderness they are..through Tourmakeady to home. A quiet overcast Tuesday, no one in Ireland except me, a turf cutter and a runaway nun. Not proper careful photos, but way too good a view […]

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Spring start, more dither than bounce

April 17, 2016

Spring taking it easy this year; a slow unfolding from the floods, sun and rain and rain and hail and snow and rain and glitter-sun…unhurried, snail-like dawdling. Its still cold but the birds are completely thrilled with themselves roundabouts this side of Lough Mask …………………click on the thumbnails to enlarge

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dusk bkue mountains with foreground tree spikes

dark and light this long January by the Mask

January 31, 2016

Isolated by lough mask flooding, 2015-2016 bridged a long watery winter. January has been full of darkness, with light spots

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