Rijnvelds Early Sensation

If you go down to Blarney Castle now you’ll see 30,000 daffodils blooming in the beautiful gardens there. In my last post I joked that the daffodils were confused but it’s a plant that flowers early and tolerates the cold so it’s perfect for this time of year. Be sure to check out Ferbal O’Callaghan’sRead More »

Confused Daffodils in Blarney Castle

There are some confused daffodils in Blarney Castle this year, out in January! I hope the rest of January is mild enough for them. I posted a similar photo on Instagram a few hours ago, just in case you’re getting a strange sense of déjà vu. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 45mmRead More »

Cork Docklands Grain Silo

John Finn’s superb photo of this grain silo that he posted today on Facebook (unfortunately you’ll need to be friends with him to see it) prompted me to dig up this photo of the same building from my output queue. It was shot in 2014 when we went exploring the docklands one afternoon and IRead More »

Deep Water Berth at Ringaskiddy

The deep water berth at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour yesterday. Driving rain, wind blowing it almost horizontal. The first day of the year was wet. I waited until it quietened down a bit before venturing outside with my camera! 🙂 Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 24mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1.3s