"One eye sees, the other feels."
Welcome to Foxglove Lane, the online home of Catherine Drea.
Catherine has been observing the beauty and decline of one small patch of the planet since February 2011. The Foxglove Lane Blog has won a number of Irish Blog Awards, including Best Photography 2018.
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Dripping with morning dew, these silken webs are at their most luminous. Later they fade into dry vegetation, invisible again. Damp and dark they shimmer on the branches, […]
I wonder at times why we don’t get up and out for every dawn. When you are camping or sleeping in a tiny VW van at western the […]
You couldn’t be looking out into Blacksod Bay and fail to think of Rescue 116. The helicopter went down here last year, 2017, while on a mission in […]
I’ve taken a break from this blog for a staycation; interwoven with salt water, forest bathing and butterfly spotting. It was hot in Ireland. I often sat under an […]
Post-heroic stories aren’t focused on individual glory; they’re focused on community. On diversity. It’s not about slaying the dragon, but about harnessing his special skills – making him […]
“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that […]
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