2011 in summary, and what 2012 may hold in store.

By | December 30th, 2011|Photographic Inspiration, Travel|

For someone who works the 9-5 I think I do ok in terms of seeing new parts of the globe each year.  Lucky for me that the company I work for lets me buy extra holiday too, so instead of 25 days annual leave, this year I had 35 days.  The royal wedding also afforded [...]

Photo Essay: Blarney Castle

By | August 11th, 2011|Ireland, Photographic Inspiration, Travel|

Ealier this year (2011), whilst in the Cork, my girlfriend and I used the local buses to go visit Blarney. Most famous for Blarney Castle and the Blarney stone, the area was exactly like how I expected rural Ireland to be, and I loved it. The stone walls, the village green, the local pub. Stereotypical [...]

Ireland 2011 – Cork and Newcastle West

By | May 13th, 2011|Ireland, Travel, Travel Diary|

Pack your warm clothes she told me, Ireland's colder than England, much colder, we get the breeze from the Atlantic.  Two days later I’m standing in a sun drenched Cork high street, clad in shorts, flip flops and sunglasses worried about the distinct possibility of panda eyes.  Yep, that Atlantic breeze is one to watch [...]