Firemen in action Cork City Fire Brigade were called out this evening to a shop on Patrick Street. I’m not sure what the emergency was but two fire engines were called to the scene and had a Garda escort on the way there. Maybe a gas leak? A huge crowd gathered around and when someRead More »
The hippiest bus A strange multi-coloured bus waiting at the lights in downtown San Francisco last summer. Yes, those are horns on the roof. Does anyone know anything about it? A search for “EFT 922”, it’s registration plate, turns up nothing useful.
Starlight headlights A long five second exposure at f/22 captured cars stuck on Patrick Street about a month ago. They’ve done some fabulous work on the pavements of Cork’s main thoroughfare but it hasn’t made a jot of difference to vehicular traffic, except to make it more dangerous to pedestrians as they saunter across junctionsRead More »
So many light trails Light trails from passing cars fill the frame with a golden glow on the corner of The Grand Parade and Washington Street, Cork. Long exposure shot made possible by the traffic light switch on which I rested my camera!
Irish rugby was rubbish in 2007 Irish rugby player Ronan O’Gara was the face of Samsung and many other brands this year. Apparently Samsung announced that their sales dropped because of their association with the hapless team. 😉 “We had no idea how poorly he would play,” continued the Samsung spokesperson. “Not just Ronan, butRead More »
Christmas Baubles Christmas Baubles hang in Porter’s newsagent, Cork. Christmas decoration is everywhere but reflective surfaces present an opportunity to take a self portrait. Yes, that’s me reflected! 🙂 Hope you had a great Christmas Day. We went travelling and I must say it was the best Christmas Day in a long time. I thinkRead More »
A busy moment Freeze what you’re doing. Right now. The world has stopped. A busy moment on Patrick’s Street, Cork captured forever. I liked this image because of the solitary motorcycle rider, but then I noticed all the activity: the people walking, cars *all over* the frame, the parked security truck with the driver leaningRead More »