A couple of miles from our new place in Ireland is the village of Quin and its Franciscan abbey. You can read about its history elsewhere from someone who doesn’t just see it as a cool place to go and take pictures. Continue reading
Since our move to Ireland, I’ve been looking for ways to immerse myself in the culture and learn a bit about the country that I now call home. Last weekend it was the Fleadh in Ennis, and today the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage on Croagh Patrick. Continue reading
Back at the end of March, I took a train ride to Birmingham to join Martin Smith (Mr. Photowalk.Me), Hamish Gill (35mmc) and twenty or so other photographers for a walk, a chat and to take some pictures in Britain’s second city.
It’s taken me months to finally get around to gathering together a few pictures of the day (I’ve had a decent excuse) and while putting together this post, decided to get in touch with my fellow photowalkers to produce a zine of the work produced that day – more of that to come… Continue reading
A quick trip out with Iain today, making use of one of the last free weekends that I have before leaving for Ireland. As usual, he came up with a bright idea for a location for us to shoot. Continue reading
A rare Sunday free and so we jumped in the car and headed for Calke Abbey.
It’s a National Trust property in South Derbyshire and calls itself the unstately stately home. It was my second visit, but I’m still yet to go inside. There’s enough fun to be had exploring the gardens, old sheds and boiler houses and the stables. Continue reading