Unicorn shaped cloud.

Fantasy’s Stamp – Poetry

Fantasy’s stamp is upon this sky
From the cloud dust remains
of a quartet of ghosts, they grow,
gather pace on the carousel,

Rediscovering The Sea

I wanted to go to the sea, realised I hadn’t been in almost a year.  Why?  I love the sea.  I grew …

The humble Hairy Molly or Fox Moth Caterpillar (according to Internet reports).

Micropoetry and the Hairy Molly

I’ve been looking out for a certain kind of caterpillar, thinking of its presence as a sign; a prime indicator that autumn is here. The caterpillar I refer to is known as a ‘Hairy Molly’. I think this is actually a slang term for the larvae of the fox moth, but don’t quote me. I’ve just done a small bit of Intenet research and it can only be trusted so far!

White blossom on tree.

Blossom, Bird Fights and Bumblebees

Right now, I have a stunning view from my window. The tree across the road is wearing a badge of blossom. It looks like a wedding guest, proud to show off some fresh blooms for the occasion.

Hedgehog nestling amongst ivy and dead leaves.

Alive and Spiky! A Hedgehog Calls

Imagine the scene. My husband cheerfully mowing the lawn, when a sudden movement catches his eye. Is it a rat, a mouse with a mohawk? No, it’s a hedgehog. Cue, sigh of relief!

alice in wonderland wire sculpture

Hill Watching, The Clancys and Ormond Castle

My weekend was pretty different, inspiring me to write about a cluster of experiences. I have been surprised by the weather, intriguing landscapes, an historic building and a local festival. The fun began with a picnic overlooking stunning views on the way to Clonmel (see pic).