Deep Water

Deep Water

This site is built or published (I’m not sure which) using WordPress. Recently I’ve started to host images on Smugmug. As well as providing me with another copy for backup it will be quicker and easier to get photographs on the site as I can upload directly from...
In the Garden

In the Garden

Lock down continues as does the good weather and fortunately the weather has been very good with near constant sunshine. People are usually happier when the sun is out and Its a lot nicer going for walks when its sunny. I’ve been spending a lot of time in the...
Cats and Haircuts

Cats and Haircuts

Recently on the Today programme there was a report about a tiger in New York Zoo that had been infected with Coronavirus by its keeper. The report said there was no evidence to suggest the virus could be transferred from cats, big or small, to humans but they quoted a...
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...