Clarendon Dock

Clarendon Dock

  In recent years Clarendon Dock has been rejuvenated and is one of Belfast’s premium business areas. City Quays 1 and 2 have been completed and have attracted some prestigious tenants. Plans are under way for the construction of City Quays 3 and 4. The AC...
Guinness and flowers

Guinness and flowers

  I’ve written previously about the Duke of York Bar in Commercial Court and included a photograph of an old sign at the rear. This is one of the many old signs at the front of the bar.
Victoria Square

Victoria Square

    Victoria Square is the premier shopping area in Belfast. Opened in 2008 it is the biggest and at a cost of £400 million, one of the most expensive property developments in Northern Ireland. About 3000 people were involved in the construction and roughly...
If you build it….

If you build it….

  …they will come. This building stands in Bedford Street, Belfast. It was originally an office block called Windsor House and at one time was the tallest building in Belfast. In 2015 it was acquired by the Hastings Hotel Group and It will be opening soon...
Old signs

Old signs

The Duke of York Bar is in Commercial Court, Belfast with the rear entrance in Exchange Place. The front of the bar is always colourful with something going on. The rear is quiet with old signs.
Foggy Bangor

Foggy Bangor

You come to Ireland for the friendly people, the scenery, the craic, the food, the Guinness. You don’t come for the weather. These images show a misty afternoon in Bangor when the temperature was around 4C. The newspapers often feature weather pictures so these...