Back from Ireland

Ireland was enchanting, welcoming, beautiful, interesting!

So many friendly folks.  Fine travel companions; and a lovely, witty tour guide and a bus driver with a beautiful and soulful singing voice, both of them sharing unwavering good humor and kindness, who nurtured and entertained us.

So many beautiful sheep grazing in deep green fields, the patchworks of hedgerows transforming the landscape into quilt-like compositions.  Cultural richness and evocative charm all around — AND the pleasure of meeting Nicola Brown (“Clasheen” blog) at the Kilkenny Sheep & Wool Festival.  My cup runneth over, with joy — and Guinness.

I am longing to explore the Celtic motifs in felt: spirals, interlaced patterns, torcs.  My senses and my spirit are overflowing: abundance and gratitude.

But first, the laundry…

Published in: on June 13, 2011 at 4:26 pm  Comments (3)