Castle Espie Wide Angle

Castle Espie Wide Angle

I’ve written about Castle Espie before. It is a Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Centre on the shores of Strangford Lough about 10 miles from my home. I try to visit a couple of times a month and while I go mainly to take photographs as do many others, a lot of people come...
January

January

It often rains in January and and its usually cold. I think I’ve said it before that I don’t remember anyone ever telling me they came to Ireland for the weather. Last week I had an appointment in Belfast and with some time to kill had a walk around the...
Surf’s up

Surf’s up

A couple of years ago I saw kite surfers off Ballyholme Beach and anytime I was near I would drive by in the hope of seeing them again, especially on good windy days. I had expected to see them over the summer months but never did and I’d given up, thinking it...
The Antrim Coast

The Antrim Coast

Antrim Coast Road at Ardclinis Church between Carnlough and Waterfoot MG_6845-Pano.jpg The Antrim Coast or Causeway Coast is famous for its rugged beauty, ruined castles, picturesque towns and villages, friendly people and The Giants Causeway. All are made gloriously...
The Church at Ballintoy

The Church at Ballintoy

The Church of Ireland church at Ballintoy was completed in 1813. It was a replacement for an older structure that is believed was built in the first quarter of the seventeenth century. Extensive renovations were made in 1883 and further repairs after a hurricane in...