Thursday, August 27, 2009

More from Inis Mór

Craft Village at the foot of Dun Aengas, where a few
minutes after I took this shot a nanny goat with an
ominous set of horns came roaming through the crowd
with her kid trailing behind --

Cross-inscribed pillar dating back to the 12th century
in the yard behind our hotel --

Typical Aran Islands home --

I loved this horse's feedbag: an old handbag, with the
straps over the horse's ears --

These odd flora were in an indentation in some rocks
high on the hill above the shore, although they look
as if they belong in a tidepool. I have no idea what they
are, or to what family they belong:


  1. Such an eye you have! :)

    Love, C.

  2. Lovely pics. Your header brings to mind Waterhouse's Ophelia.

  3. Are you quite sure that the horse isn't feasting on the contents of someone's handbag - lipstick, credit cards, perhaps a Caramilk bar?

  4. Sounds like a great cottage industry - retooling feedbags into high fashion accessories.

  5. Hi T.Clear, if your coming back on the ferry, keep an eye out for seabirds like Manx Shearwater and let me know!

  6. RainyWest -- alas, I am now 6,000 miles away in sunny Seattle!

  7. Ah no problem, tis I missed the boat on that one! Sunny Seattle sounds nice. I visited a few years ago. I hope you enjoyed your Aran visit.

  8. these pictures just go right to my heart. it is where i belong! and you--going from rainy connemara to rainy seattle. you will never wrinkle, that's for sure.