What Is This Bird?

When her camera’s shutter stopped opening all the way, last week, self made an immediate decision to keep using it until it absolutely went bonkers.

Must say, it’s been leading to some interesting shots.

Such as this one from this morning: she took it from the window seat of her cottage in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig:


Sparrow? Shrike? Robin? Warbler?

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

Sentence of the Day: Daoud’s


Saturday, Annaghmakerrig

  • Later, of course, I thought about it, and little by little, I concluded that there must be — among the thousand versions Mama offered, among her memory fragments and her still-vivid intuitions — there must be one version truer than the others.

The Meursault Investigation, by Kamel Daoud

(translated from the French by John Cullen)

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