It’s Summer but I took this photograph in the Spring. Now thoughts are turning to repairs, general tidying up and staining fences and sheds to prepare for the Winter. The seasons exert more influence on us than we like to think, even in the 21st Century.
Wheaten bread tastes nice, especially with cheese. It uses baking soda as a leavening agent instead of yeast so you don’t get that bloated feeling when you eat it.
The North West 200 motorcycle races at Portrush are Northern Ireland’s largest annual sporting event and usually attract over 150000 people. Watching motorbike races and spending time with friends and family. What’s not to like? And there’s a beach.
A celebration of street entertainment over the Mayday holiday weekend. The festival is the largest comedy and street theatre festival in the country, taking place mostly in Cathedral Quarter but also throughout the city. It was a dull wet day and I have desaturated some of the colours to add atmosphere.
Today the Anti Vaccination Passport people had another rally in Belfast, the last one of the year. I didn’t get any images I was happy with and I’ve already posted twice on these protests so here’s something different. This guy was standing at the entrance to Corn Market inviting debate on children being taught to …
No march this week but a rally at City Hall. Attracting a crowd of a few hundred and becoming a weekly event this, obviously, is important to a lot of people. I waited until I got different placards framed by the two guys standing in front of me.
Despite a temperature of around 7C and a sharp breeze the cyclists were out and touring the slipways in Titanic Quarter.
The vaccinations are rolling out as quickly as we could have hoped and in April it’s expected that up to 40000 people a week will be vaccinated. The infection rate is dropping with less people catching the virus and hospital admissions falling. Our government has published a plan for exiting lockdown and getting back to …