Since we arrived in Ireland earlier in the year, I’ve been interested in the Gaelic Athletic Association’s role in the Irish community. While I was aware of the games before we came, I didn’t realise quite how important they are to everyone here, and that the GAA is about more than just sport, as it celebrates and protects Irish culture. Continue reading
A really quick few words about a the contents of my postbox today (and I don’t mean the new tax disc I received)… Continue reading
Welcome along to the final post about our recent trip to Portugal.
– the first told the story of a wasted opportunity to take a once (well, twice) in a lifetime photograph;
– the second post was about the gear I took;
– the third was mostly pictures taken on the beach close to where we stayed;
– and this post is about some of the places that I visited while i was there. Continue reading
As you’ll no doubt have read in my previous couple of posts (Our Man In Portugal and What’s In My Bag – Portugal Edition), we were lucky enough to get a few days away in Albufeira during October.
I took along my Yashica-Mat 124G and shot eight rolls of Kodak Ektar with some results that I’m pretty pleased with. At the risk of overdoing things, I’ve broken up some of my favourites into a couple of blog posts… Continue reading
We were lucky enough to spend six days in October at a resort near Albufeira on the Algarve. I shot eight rolls of Ektar and about 150 digital shots and so the next couple of posts will be a few of those snaps taken in the Portuguese sunshine. Continue reading
Back to a favourite combination of the Yashica-Mat 124G and Fujifilm Neopan Acros. I shot this roll on a short walk around Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve just after we’d moved there in 2016. Seems a long time ago, now having moved on again. Continue reading
This is the fourth instalment of my diary/travelogue/waytorememberitinyearstocome, recording a couple of weeks spent travelling around Europe shooting black and white film.
Other parts are here:
Part 1 – Cossington, UK – Wioska, PL – Bratislava, SK
Part 2 – Bratislava, SK – Orosháza, HU – Szeged, HU – Cossington, UK
Part 3 – Cossington – Newcastle Continue reading