The new normal?

The new normal?

Yesterday I walked into Bangor town centre. There’s a lot more traffic on the roads than even a week ago although most shops are still closed. There are more cyclists than usual, many on shiny new bikes and some of them looking a bit shaky. At the marina there was...
Hair Dye and DIY

Hair Dye and DIY

The lockdown continues and with hair salons being closed and no one having any idea when they might open Rosemarie took things into her own hands and got some hair dye. Surprisingly, as I assisted, things went well and when I wasn’t assisting I took some photographs....
Cameras and Phones

Cameras and Phones

One of my Lumix GX80 cameras is starting to show wear. The rear control wheel has developed a mind of its own. I have it set to adjust shutter speed and when you turn it, it doesn’t matter in what direction, the speed may go up or down depending on what the...
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...
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...