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Lens artist challenge #24 – Seasonal

Our seasons are not how I remember them. There seems no firm definition of spring, summer, autumn or winter. The season appear to merge, in a confusion of weather. Snow is not common in the west of Ireland and so when we do get it, it is something to  enjoy.

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But when snow merges with emerging spring flowers one begins to wonder.

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Still it is relief to see things growing again and the colours of spring warm the soul.

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And then summer and happy bees.

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And autumn with ripening apples.

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And then back to the strange mixing of seasons as the frost hits hard before the apples are harvested.

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Inspired by this week’s Lens Artist Photo Challenge – seasonal

 

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Splash

On the west coast of Ireland, Atlantic waves have over millennia shaped our coastline creating rocky shores, beaches and towering cliffs.

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North west Mayo looking across to Achill Island

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North west Mayo looking across to Achill Island

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Pollawaddy, on Achill Island, off the Mayo Coast

 

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Downpatrick Head, County Mayo

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Downpatrick Head, County Mayo

Ross Beach

Ross beach, County Mayo

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