The Lace Makers of the Mountains

spiders webs in the mist

spiders webs in the mist

Yesterday we went on a hike in the Knockmealdown mountains, between County Waterford and County Tipperary.   On the way there was a lot of fog and mist, which burned off in the heat (yes, heat in October) of the day.     There were so many spiders’ webs in the hedges, looking like delicate lace hanging by a thread from the blades of grass.

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Even though the mist lifted, we could still see the low clouds in the distance, sitting over the Golden Vale between us on the Knockmealdown Mountains, and the Galtee Mountains in the distance.

It was a strenuous day, but worth it for being out in the sunshine with beautiful scenery.



6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Silver Voice
    Oct 13, 2014 @ 13:49:37

    Delighted you are out there gathering beautiful pictures for us in our wonderfully warm autumn!



  2. janeykate
    Oct 14, 2014 @ 13:46:47

    I love the cobweb photo’s Joan! Hope things are good with you 🙂
    Jane x



    • joanfrankham
      Oct 14, 2014 @ 13:59:56

      hello, how are you, all well here, hope you are the same. Are you blogging?



      • janeykate
        Nov 11, 2014 @ 23:58:17

        Hello Joan, sorry for late reply! I’m really good thank you, I’m not blogging any more though. I guess blogging for me was an outlet for the the things I was having trouble dealing with. Looking back on some of the things I wrote, I can’t believe that was me. Life is so much better now!
        I hope you are well too!
        Love, Jane xx

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      • joanfrankham
        Nov 12, 2014 @ 07:43:03

        Glad to hear all is well.


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