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Selection of Gardening Equipment

Selection of Gardening Equipment Side view of a hardware and tool shop on the corner of North Main Street and Kyle Street.

Red Dragon

Red Dragon A Welsh flag pictured inside a window. This is just down the road from St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork and is probably student accommodation because it’s close to UCC too.

Beach Step

Beach Step Step up from the beach at Youghal

Odd One Out

Odd One Out Glance down and you may notice a whole new world at your feet

Photography Feeds on WordPress.com

One of the cool things to come out of WordPress.com has been global tags. Everyone who writes articles and posts categorises them in the normal way, but the magic bit is that these posts don’t remain in isolation. They’re added to the tags pool on WordPress.com! Go check out that page now to see what […]

Chocolate Lollies

Chocolate Lollies Who can resist chocolate? Feast your eyes on this stall at the St. Patrick’s Festival Cork!

A riot of colour from Peru

A riot of colour from Peru One of the more colourful stalls at the open air market during the St Patrick’s Festival in Cork!

Long Legged Bird

Long Legged Bird God help anyone who finds this picture through Google. I wonder what they were really looking for! Matt, any idea what kind of bird this is? Pictured in the aviary at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. In other news, I received an email from GE Health. My photo of a skateboarder is on […]

Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo

Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo On the 5th day of our trip to Chicago, Darren took us to Lincoln Park Zoo. I had been there already back in 2003 but this time it was a lot more interesting! I got some wonderful shots of the animals […]

Umm, I won!

Just a few moments ago, I received texts from Darragh, Tom and Ryan to tell me that this blog had won Best Photoblog at the Irish Blog Awards! It’s a good thing I’m not up there because I don’t know what to say except “thank you” to everyone who voted for me. I honestly didn’t […]

Religion isn’t free

Religion isn’t free A preacher on State Street, just outside Old Navy. I seem to recall he was there way back in 2003 too. I didn’t listen to anything he said but as I passed he pushed a sheet of paper into my hand. I made to take it but he wanted a quarter for […]

Bird Flying High

Bird Flying High A seagull roused by traffic noise flies up from the River Lee.

On the beach at Youghal

On the beach at Youghal Last weekend we visited Youghal in Co. Cork. I haven’t been on the beach there for years and I had quite forgotten how big it is! It was nice for a walk, but we were frozen from the cold wind. I was just in town. Big Brother were supposed to […]

People who noticed

Sometimes I do the right thing, take a nice photo, touch it up in a pleasing way, and I present it here and it draws the attention of a few kind souls who comment on it and maybe even talk about it on their own blogs, forums and sites. Sometimes they even say nice things […]

November Sunset

November Sunset Sunset over Garretstown last year.