January Sales The Christmas rush is over. Sales have been bad for retailers as people suddenly realised, “Oh! The mortgage has to be paid!” Anyway, I’m half-hoping I’ll be able to pick up a Nintendo Wii somewhere. I don’t suppose they’ll be on sale will they? I celebrate 10 years online this year! Go me!Read More »
Highrise Construction Over Cork City Cranes still rise into the air, towering over everything else, even the Elysian Tower pictured on the right of this image. The Irish economy may be slowing down but there’s still plenty of life in the old dog yet! Happy new year! May 2008 be even better than 2007!
The Sun sets on 2007 The final day of the year 2007. It’s cloudy and misty and rain is in the air. Very mild for this time of year actually. 2007 was a mixed bag for many people. It was a year of extremes – joy and sadness in equal measures, but life changing forRead 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 »