Posts Tagged ‘spring’

willow catkin

Following the Light through the lakeshore undergrowth,

April 7, 2019

Following the light through the lakeshore undergrowth, Winter into Spring..

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wintry spring lake view

March 25, 2018

A few days of this year’s wintry spring lake view, Lough Mask nudies..  

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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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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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Limestone Pavement, Lough Mask. A new plate

April 26, 2017

The limestone shoreline on our side of Lough Mask looks like a pavement made from slabs of exposed rock, the blocks separated by narrow, shallow fissures. ¬†When the winter floods sink back, the lake leaves a thin film of white silt which settles into time/water eroded sharp-edged small holes or cups in the limestone. Chunks […]

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Blackthorn

Blooms blooming

April 12, 2017

Everything is slower in the west (time wise!). Word comes from the East; in Dublin the Cherry trees have been blooming for weeks. Our side of Ireland has a more considered, one by one, bloom. Humph. The Blackthorn is fully out, even its little green leaves are starting to bud by now – an advanced […]

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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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Alder catkin

Winter-Spring Catkins

February 20, 2017

Alder catkins bring an edge of excitement to the sparse enough hedgerow Winter-Spring collection    

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