Posts Tagged ‘scrub’

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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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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This morning light

February 6, 2018

this morning light…just before this mid-morning’s nose-biting grey sleet storm blur – good ‘ol February  

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Sun along the January lake shore scrub

January 28, 2018

    winter sun is incredibly exciting – there’s not much else going on and its low slung shots of light blast into parts usually humdrum and unstarry..

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autumn into winter, all over a weekend

November 29, 2017

A balmy, berry-rich, fat autumn was swept away into winter last weekend in a miserable slurry of rain and sleet

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small green plant sprouting

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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Buds budding..

March 20, 2017

Spring is taking a grip with trees beginning to bud, small pockets and hazes of green are appearing on and between the dark bare branches  

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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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dry winter grass in light

Winter Grass and winter sunlight

January 30, 2017

Dry winter grass hit by wind and light

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cobweb and sunrise lit cherry birch bark

cobweb harvest hell

November 19, 2016

Abracadabra .. low lights in late autumn materializing all those invisible, sticky reams of spider canopies – cobweb hell

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