Firenze

I had the pleasure of spending a week in Florence recently. What an incredible city! It's hard to believe that people could have made such amazing art so long ago, and that so much of it has survived intact. Every street, and every square has something stunning to admire. One of the things that struck … Continue reading Firenze

Solstice

Some shots taken on the winter solstice 2018, Ratoath, Co. Meath. Exposure-merged HDR images, processed in split-tone.

St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth

I had a little time to kill yesterday on the campus of NUI Maynooth. It's also home to St. Patrick's College - a Pontifical University.

Comfortably numb

Hello, is there anybody out there? Today on Sandymount strand.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

What an incredible place. Frozen in time. There's not that much to it - one big, magnificent space, but it's well worth a visit and well worth allowing enough time to pore over the exquisite detail. I didn't take the free guided tour this time, but I think I'll go back soon and do that. … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Cathedral

A lucky find

I was out for a stroll with the dogs last night when I happened upon the Clogherhead RNLI crew coming back from what looked to be a training exercise. It was fascinating to watch the elaborate, time-consuming and precisely timed process of getting the boat out of the water. It was a real treat, and … Continue reading A lucky find

The white, white grass of home

I love living in Meath, with the countryside all around me. Yes. There are considerable advantages to living close to work, but none that outweigh the opportunity to walk five minutes from home and be completely alone with miles of empty fields to wander. I think the dogs would agree. Here's a few shots from … Continue reading The white, white grass of home

Rathmines in black and white

Out and about on saturday morning. Rathmines road, Dublin.