Whirling around and around

Whirling around and around A merry-go-round or whatever you call it kept the kids entertained in the Peace Park last night as Santa visited courtesy of 96FM. Even the Lord Mayor of Cork turned up. He had no problems finding parking. I saw his car parked up on the broad new pavement outside the park. The “07 C 1” number plate is very distinctive.

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The Stanley Super 800 crowd

The Stanley Super 800 crowd The crowd went mad cheering and shouting when filming of Stanley Super 800’s Gatecrashing video finally stopped. You wouldn’t believe how many takes a music video takes but they were as vibrant and cheerful at the end as at the start! Amazing! Image processed through the “Urban Acid” plugin that appeared on the GIMP Users mailing list last week. Nice effect!

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Think Superwoman!

Think Superwoman! Chalk graffiti on the temporary hoarding in front of the old Dunnes Stores store on Patrick Street, Cork. THINK!

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Boy in his woolly hat

Boy in his woolly hat A small boy waits outside Brown Thomas with his dad while I presume his mother shops inside. I had plenty of company while I waited!

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The hand that holds the phone

The hand that holds the phone Waiting outside Brown Thomas on Patrick Street in Cork and texting. She’s waiting for someone.

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Sullivan’s Quay sold!

Sullivan’s Quay sold! The old Christian Brother’s school on Sullivan’s Quay was put up for auction and sold recently. It’s in a prime city centre location but is also a very old building. My brother attended there briefly when the Model School transferred from Anglesea St near the end of it’s life. Interesting bits: School Days at ‘The Quay’ and a photo from John Wallace. Tomorrow, a picture looking in.

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Cassettes

Cassettes I wonder if the teenager wearing this hoodie realised the irony of wearing a garment decorated with cassette images, a piece of technology he may not ever have used. The Wikipedia page has a lot more to say on the subject. This was shot outside Brown Thomas on Patrick Street, Cork while I wheeled Adam around in his buggy.

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