It will get worse, then it will get better

It will get worse, then it will get better

We’ve been in lockdown now for nearly two weeks because of Coronavirus or Covid 19. We were told it would be for three weeks but now there are mutterings of it lasting much longer, possibly until the end of April. They say this will save lives so no argument from me....
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...
Festival of Flight 2019

Festival of Flight 2019

The annual Festival of Flight, sponsored by Collins Aerospace, Kilkeel and held at Newcastle Co. Down is an ever popular event usually attracting in excess of 100,000 visitors. This year, with a day of nearly unbroken sunshine, the show was probably more popular than...
Glenariff

Glenariff

I said in the previous post I hoped to make some panoramic images on the Antrim Coast and a couple of recent trips in that direction could be classed, at best, as just partially successful. I had been hoping for some time to get some photographs in Glenariff Country...