Wonderful Colour It’s horrible outside. It’s cold, snow and sleet are falling and the sun hardly warms the air. This reminds me of how nice it was only a few weeks ago. We’re in for a cold weekend!
Hazel O’Connor live in An Cruiscin Lan, Cork Cormac De Barra accompanying Hazel O’Connor Hazel O’Connor performed in An Cruiscin Lan last night. She has a great voice, and her songs are very emotionally charged and from the heart. I loved how she told a short story about each song. It really brought it home […]
Running Through Rain We were sitting in the car waiting to pick up someone off the bus when it started raining. Suddenly, this girl ran flying past with a big gleeful smile on her face! Unfortunately, she turned her head to look back at her parents just as she passed!
Eating or Politics? Sometimes it’s the little things in life that concern us more than the big picture. I’m sure I heard about Sean Garland on the news but for the life of me, I can’t remember when. There’s a lot more information on him on seangarland.org and Wikipedia.
Faces in the crowd This is not just a trick of the zoom lens. The crowds in town on Saturday were like those around Christmas. Christmas lights are already up, but not lit, and there was an urgent air about the place. This is the second shot of this scene and it turned out much […]
Remembering Cork   The corner of Patrick’s Quay and Patrick’s Bridge in the 1930s and 2005. I barely remember Merchants Quay as a street lined with old 3 storey houses before the large shopping complex was built there and opened in 1989. 1930s picture taken by Robert Day, copyright Amy and Chris Ramsden, taken […]
Man in the hat While in Wilton Shopping Center after having my eye looked at I spotted the man in the hat talking to an elderly woman. I only had my Panasonic FZ5 with me but it’s got a good zoom and a great image stabilizer! He broke out into a big grin moments after […]