Fog, Tree, Sligo

In order to break the journey up to Donegal, we spent a night just outside Sligo near Lough Gill. After the long drive and dinner a walk was called for so we headed off for a nearby ruin. It was then that the rain turned from mist to proper rain, but on we went anyway.

Near the track stood a tree and the remnants of a wall, silhouetted against the grey evening sky. The forecast for the next morning was good, so the alarm was set early to capture the sunrise. Alas, I went in search of the tree only for all to be shrouded in a heavy fog.

Having gotten up so early I had to take an image, even though my thoughts were more on what might have been. Oh what a blessed tree.

Twisted Limbs
Twisted Limbs

After a bit of Yeats’ country it was off to County Donegal.

31 thoughts on “Fog, Tree, Sligo

    1. Particularly a gorgeous orange / red rising sun – don’t get me started. I was thinking it would look being taken from both sides – one with the rising sun behind and then going the other side of the wall to get the warm new light on the stone wall in particular. Another time……😟

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      1. You are right ! I’ve been keeping an eye on an old Oak nearby … and I think I’ve missed my chance … but then again .. maybe I could do a series πŸ˜‰

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  1. Love this photograph, the shape of the tree is so beautiful and the mood is gorgeous. I appreciate your work so much, I am just familiar with your images from Leanne Cole’s feature post. Looking forward to following you and your beautiful work.

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    1. Carrie, thank you so much for the comment (and the follow). I will get back to you and pay a visit to your site, but just a bit swamped right now due to Leanne Cole’s kind words. Look forward to seeing your own blog in a wee while, MM πŸ€

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  2. Gorgeous!!! I love foggy pictures and I love fog (even if my hair doesn’t lol). This is just a stunning image and I love the feeling I get from it. One of solitude and quiet.

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