Tag: sunset

  • Solitude

    Solitude

    A fisherman sat by,While on his line in calm reposeHe cast his patient eye.As he sat, and hearken’d there‚ĶJohann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Equine Delights

    Equine Delights

    ‘Twilight and a pair of curious horses on Croaghaun Hill are silhouetted against the misty blue Comeraghs’ an extract from Waterford, A County Revealed

  • Atlantic Evening

    Atlantic Evening

    The wind has swept from the wide atmosphereEach vapour that obscured the sunset’s ray;And pallid Evening twines its beaming hairIn duskier braids around the languid eyes of Day:Silence and Twilight, unbeloved of men,Creep hand in hand from yon obscurest glen.…by Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Companionable Evening

    Companionable Evening

    The wind has swept from the wide atmosphereEach vapour that obscured the sunset’s ray;And pallid evening twines its beaming hairIn duskier braids around the languid eyes of day…Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Sculptural Landscape

    Sculptural Landscape
  • Anna Liffey

    Anna Liffey

    The River Liffey, flowing through the centre of Dublin to Dublin Bay, aka the Anna Liffey, possibly from an anglicisation of Abhainn na Life, an Irish phrase translated into English as “River Liffey”. Shot from the Ha’penny Bridge, evening light reveals the Millennium Bridge and Grattan Bridge behind. And out again I curve and flowTo…

  • Megalithic Dolmen

    Megalithic Dolmen

    The sun sets eerily behind the Knockeen Portal Tomb, a megalith near Tramore in County Waterford, Ireland. Over 3.5 metres high, it’s the largest dolmen in County Waterford and one of the finest examples in Ireland, albeit unclear exactly what it was used for…

  • A Winter’s Day

    A Winter’s Day

    In a deep and dark December” … Especially then. The Balcon de Europa in Nerja, where the light is often sublime, is a great place to wait and hope someone will do ‘stuff’. Cycling, walking, sitting, winter calisthenics, or watch the setting sun. All you need is a camera and patience….

  • Summer Solstice

    Summer Solstice

    Today is the Summer Solstice. A day that’s been observed in Ireland for thousands of years…

  • Spiritual 1

    Spiritual 1

    It was just like on the occasion of my first glimpse of the Rock of Cashel in Ireland’s County Tipperary, in 1979, an image still etched in a corner of my brain. It took a while, 30 years in fact, before I could recreate that first impression…

  • The Copper Coast

    The Copper Coast

    High seas, a rugged coastline and sunset merge to create a dramatic seascape, viewed from where ore was shipped from the copper mine situated in the Geopark to waiting ships: more details in tomorrow’s post…