All good stuff Is chocolate bad and contain calories if it’s all organic and good and pure and sold in a homely fashion? Go on, you know you want some! Yummy looking chocolate brownies for sale at a stall during the St Patrick’s Festival Cork 2006!
46 stars and lots of stripes How long ago was the United States made up of 46 states? According to this site it was 1908! This flag may date back to that time because it was brought back from there by my grandfather in 1929 or the early 1930′s. I must say thanks to my […]
Joe, the Devil and an Angel Joe, the Devil and an Angel Joe was a simple man. He is like most of us haunted by his own devils but also protected by an angel by his side. In this street drama Joe was continually tempted by the devil, but then he found a small bird […]
The French Soap Seller One of the stalls at the St. Patrick’s Festival Market sold perfumed soaps and other crafts. This French gentleman owned the stall and cheerfully told us that he’d be travelling the country until his stock ran out, at which point he’d return home and have to do household chores for his […]
The candle seller’s red hat This man was selling scented candles on a small table in front of the Crawford Art Gallery. The sense of smell is one of our most primitive and releases memories and stirs emotions. He was doing a brisk trade. When I saw his woolly red hat I had to make […]
Cork St Patrick’s Festival Market One side of Academy Street was taken up by a long line of stalls populated by an international host of sellers! There were biscuits and cakes from Brittany, soaps and wooden toys from France, clothes and trinkets from Peru and lots more. I took a few shots of this scene […]
Mr Crow uses his head Mr Crow teaches juggling The look of joy Mr Crow’s balancing act “On the count of three you pull!” Mr Crow is crazy, there’s no question of that. First of all he introduced his ex-girlfriend’s head, which he swung around his own head while juggling 3 doll heads! He “helped” […]
Feed The Birds! This was taken yesterday in my back garden. We had some beautiful light after a very dull start to the day and I took advantage of it. I used the Canon 75-300 IS lens but the bird feeder is about 3m away from my backdoor so I can’t get as close as […]