Thinking about traveling to Ireland in December? Wondering what it is really like? While I am not an expert, I can share what I have found from my two trips in south County Tipperary (2012) and County Wicklow (2014). The Weather. The published average temperature is 48F. I have found that it is relatively accurate.… Continue reading Ireland in December
As I traveled through County Wicklow a couple of days ago, I thought - now I understand why everyone talks about the weather in Ireland ... constantly. I was driving in high winds and horizontal rain. However, it was also necessary to wear sunglasses due to the glare on the road. I also found myself… Continue reading Weather – A Frequent Topic of Conversation
I am obsessed. The first time I noticed "Flora vs Stone" was December 2012. I was unprepared (and happy) for green grass in South Tipperary. It caught my attention immediately. But, what I was truly captivated by was the moss. It was everywhere ... roads, roofs and walls. In late September 2013, much of the flora… Continue reading Flora vs. Stone
Benches ... they are everywhere in Ireland. They are located around many venues for those that need a place to wait on their companions. If you have been walking for a distance, they are an excellent opportunity to take a break and catch your breath. You even see them on front lawns as you are… Continue reading Join Me?
It is time for a reboot of the site! My style continues to evolve. While I still work to capture that iconic ruin or landscape image, I now find myself pausing along the way. Instead of walking past a bench, a stone wall or even a tree, I stop. I take a breath and work… Continue reading The Story Behind the Images