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....
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...
Belfast 2018

Belfast 2018

This is the time of the year when you publish some of your best or favourite photographs taken in the previous year. I didn’t travel around the country as much as usual in 2018, mainly because of illness over the summer, so I’ve limited myself to Belfast....
Exclusivity – Worth it?

Exclusivity – Worth it?

Alamy has about 155 million images available for licensing and say they have the world’s most diverse stock photo collection. In early December they announced that in January they would announce they were cutting the commission paid to photographers from 50% to...
Storm Diana

Storm Diana

We’re lucky in Northern Ireland when it comes to the weather. It‘s mild. It rarely gets too warm in summer and in winter rarely drops much below freezing. When storms get to us they’re usually winding down or just brush us as they pass by. The latest storm to pass by...