Texting Texting Texting Texting.. some people send hundreds of texts every day. How sore are their fingers?
Something blue Cork is a city of contradictions. The old mixed with the new. Modern office blocks sit alongside grand old limestone buildings. In other parts of the city it’s harder to tell which is which. New apartment blocks sit abused and unmaintained next to the older parts of the city which look nicer and […]
Stop! The Birds! Street lighting and STOP sign pictured on the quays just up from here last Saturday. I wanted to make the stop sign jump out a bit more but didn’t want to force it too much. I do like the leading lines the guide the eye to the top of the pole! And […]
Sex or Chocolates What is their body language saying? This couple were standing still on Princes Street for a good while and I sensed something was amiss. Pictured in the background is the shop front of Ann Summers. The byline in the window reads “Sex or Chocolates”
The Old Lady of Madrid Way back in 2003 I visited my friend Cachu and her family in Madrid. I had a great time there and took a load of photos but it was months later before I posted any photos. This is a shot of an old woman sitting in a park enjoying the […]
Glendalough Lower Lake Glendalough derives it’s name from the Irish name for the area, “Gleann Da Loch” which roughly translates as “glen of the two lakes”. It was a cold enough day so we only got a good look at the lower lake, but I’m looking forward to visiting again!
Glendalough Round Tower A Christian graveyard lies at the base of the round tower at Glendalough. Here’s a detail of a gravestone with the tower in the background. Looking around, we saw graves from the 19th century, but I’m positive there are older graves. Way back in 2004, I took some shots of the round […]
Glendalough Bridge We spent last weekend driving – up to Bray in Co. Wicklow, visited Glendalough, The Sally Gap and promptly got lost a few times on the way to Avoca! On Sunday we returned to Cork, but took a detour via Tullow and Carlow to visit Killkenny. We called to friends in Fermoy and […]