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The Mermaids Purse Blog

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This is my illustrated blog...I post about anything and everything that catches my eye.

Clare Scott
In 2006 I took a Road Trip from San Francisco to New Mexico and back over the course of a month, writing and taking photos all the way. Two years later I had a show of paintings based on the photog… Mermaid Purse, Golden Gate, Mermaids, San Francisco, Road Trip, Mexico, Paintings, Writing, Friends

ROAD TRIP : THE GOLDEN GATE

In 2006 I took a Road Trip from San Francisco to New Mexico and back over the course of a month, writing and taking photos all the way. Two years later I had a show of paintings based on those phot…

On Tuesday morning the of March 2017 the Dublin based Sikorsky Search and Rescue helicopter, Rescue was coming into Blacksod Bay in Co.Mayo in the west of Ireland to refuel after supp… Mermaid Purse, Tuesday Morning, Search And Rescue, Thing 1 Thing 2, Dublin, Mermaids, Ireland, Blogging, March

‘TO LEAVE THE EARTH’~The Loss of the R116

On Tuesday morning the 12th of March 2017 the Dublin based Sikorsky S92 Search and Rescue helicopter, Rescue 116, was coming into Blacksod Bay in Co.Mayo in the west of Ireland to refuel after supp…

I have had a busy week so I decided to post something simple. As I had heard that one of the bridges by the site of the old Gasworks on the Waterside in Waterford City was being replaced this week … Waterford City, Mermaid Purse, I Decided, Bridges, Digital Art, Old Things, Mermaids, Simple, Illustration

THE LATTICE BRIDGE ON THE WATERSIDE

I have had a busy week so I decided to post something simple. As I had heard that one of the bridges by the site of the old Gasworks on the Waterside in Waterford City was being replaced this week …

A few weeks back a pal sent a photo of these Mermaids’ Purses, also known as Devils’ Purses, that he found on a beach in Cork. He knew the smallest one was from a Dogfish and the largest one was fr… Mermaid Purse, Small One, Mermaids, My Eyes, Cork, Skate, Purses, Beach, Illustration

GET YER SKATES ON-Mermaids’ Purses & the Purse Search Ireland Project

A few weeks back a pal sent a photo of these Mermaids’ Purses, also known as Devils’ Purses, that he found on a beach in Cork. He knew the smallest one was from a Dogfish and the largest one was fr…

I often cycle down the coast to Annestown then up to Dunhill castle where the Anne Valley walk begins. There are views to the sea and the Comeragh mountains from the long, free wheeling hill to the… Mermaid Purse, Interesting Blogs, Wheeling, Mount Rushmore, Coast, Sea, Mountains, Mermaids, Illustration

DUNHILL CASTLE : MORE POWER TO YOUR ELBOW

I often cycle down the coast to Annestown then up to Dunhill castle where the Anne Valley walk begins. There are views to the sea and the Comeragh mountains from the long, free wheeling hill to the…

pheasant-3 Mermaid Purse, Pheasant, Wildlife, Etsy Shop, Mermaids, Illustration, Painting, Vintage, Blog

PHEASANT!!HOW TO APPROACH WILDLIFE

Living out in the countryside I often come across wildlife and enjoy photographing it. However wildlife, being annoyingly paparazzi shy, can often freeze or go to ground so I have devised a few rul…

pheasant-3 Mermaid Purse, Pheasant, Wildlife, Etsy Shop, Mermaids, Illustration, Painting, Vintage, Blog

PHEASANT!!HOW TO APPROACH WILDLIFE

Living out in the countryside I often come across wildlife and enjoy photographing it. However wildlife, being annoyingly paparazzi shy, can often freeze or go to ground so I have devised a few rul…

Musings on Yeats, broken fridges and PMT. Mermaid Purse, Do Love, Beast, Two By Two, Bethlehem, Mermaids, Illustration, Wordpress, Anime

GOING ALL “SECOND COMING”

This was not the post I meant to write today but there you go. Yeats, I do love my Yeats, his words peel back the layers of life to reveal the raw emotion underneath, that place where often I long …

I was in Malta for a second time a while back and it was only on this visit I noticed the colourful fishing boats native to the island. Don’t ask me how I missed them the first time around as… Mermaid Purse, Fishing Boats, Malta, Mermaids, Island, Blog, Malt Beer, Islands, Blogging

BOATS OF MALTA

I was in Malta for a second time a while back and it was only on this visit I noticed the colourful fishing boats native to the island. Don’t ask me how I missed them the first time around as…

When the Azure Window collapsed in a storm on Gozo a few weeks back I went looking for my sketch pad as I vaguely remembered starting to draw it when I visited it the year before last. I say &#8216… Mermaid Purse, Sketch Pad, I Give Up, Mermaids, Window, Amp, Drawings, Illustration, Blog

MALTA~COLOUR SKETCH PAD

When the Azure Window collapsed in a storm on Gozo a few weeks back I went looking for my sketch pad as I vaguely remembered starting to draw it when I visited it the year before last. I say ‘…

When the Azure Window collapsed in a storm on Gozo a few weeks back I went looking for my sketch pad as I vaguely remembered starting to draw it when I visited it the year before last. Mermaid Purse, Sketch Pad, I Give Up, Window, Colouring, Drawings, Mermaids, Illustration, Painting

MALTA~COLOUR SKETCH PAD

When the Azure Window collapsed in a storm on Gozo a few weeks back I went looking for my sketch pad as I vaguely remembered starting to draw it when I visited it the year before last. I say ‘…

I woke up in my tent in the dark African night wondering why I was awake at all when a huge coughing noise rent the night. I didn’t recognise the sound at first, I thought that some kind of antelop… Mermaid Purse, How To Stop Coughing, Owl Eyes, Cool Socks, The Darkest, African, Thoughts, Night, Drawings

HOW TO NOT GET EATEN BY A LION:A TONGUE IN CHEEK GUIDE

I woke up in my tent in the dark African night wondering why I was awake at all when a huge coughing noise rent the night. I didn’t recognise the sound at first, I thought that some kind of antelop…

rescue116-2 Mermaid Purse, Search And Rescue, Mermaids, Earth, Illustration, Blog, Blogging, Illustrations, Sirens

‘TO LEAVE THE EARTH’~The Loss of the R116

On Tuesday morning the 12th of March 2017 the Dublin based Sikorsky S92 Search and Rescue helicopter, Rescue 116, was coming into Blacksod Bay in Co.Mayo in the west of Ireland to refuel after supp…

RAINY EVENING (available in my ETSY Shop here ) I wrote last week that I would post some more urban scenes and here a couple. I find petrol stations or any roadside stop interesting. Mermaid Purse, This Is Us, My Etsy Shop, Thought Provoking, Mermaids, Illustration, Painting, Couple, Urban

PASSING ALONG

RAINY EVENING (available in my ETSY Shop here ) I wrote last week that I would post some more urban scenes and here a couple. I find petrol stations or any roadside stop interesting..It may be the …

A few years ago I became attached to a wee Robin that lived in my hedge, a relationship that ended in a tragedy that competes with Romeo and Juliet for pathos with me cast as the villain. Baby Robin, Mermaid Purse, Romeo And Juliet, The Villain, Mermaids, It Cast, Relationship, Blog, Blogging

BABY ROBIN

A few years ago I became attached to a wee Robin that lived in my hedge, a relationship that ended in a tragedy that competes with Romeo and Juliet for pathos with me cast as the villain. You can r…

A (mostly) picture picture post today. I am always snapping away at the wee birds that come to the bird table with varying results. Sometimes I get a really nice shot like this one. Mermaid Purse, Blue Tit, Post Today, Mermaids, Really Cool Stuff, Birds, Nice, Illustration, Table

BLUE TIT

A (mostly) picture picture post today. I am always snapping away at the wee birds that come to the bird table with varying results. Sometimes I get a really nice shot like this one. This is …