Part 4: The road to Tyrol

I woke up in Kempten and the first thing I did was to have a cautious peek out the window. Cautious because I didn’t want to see any rain and my room was directly overlooked by a dozen others. I didn’t want to give any unsuspecting guest more than their …

Part 3: The Black Forest

I sat eating breakfast with the other guests, less than a dozen people at this time of year. Mostly (if not all) …

Way Out West

During this ‘extended Christmas break’ I’ve been indulging in before I start the new job, I thought I’d take advantage of the …

Last of the evening sun

What with it being the first of the year and all, I usually get the urge to do something productive, if only …

Cobwebs Away

Since moving back to Cork a few years ago, I’ve started to rediscover some of my favorite local places where I’d go …

Inch Strand

Surely there is no better way to spend a bank holiday than with friends, eating & drinking too much and taking in …

The Wilds

It’s been a little while since we were really in Kerry, not just passing through Kenmare or Killarney on a round trip …

Down to Dordogne

It’s funny how (some years) every year it seems to take the jolt of thinking about and getting to planning the current years holiday to …

The end of the year

As per usual, it’s been a quiet few months photography wise. The camera phone has completely overtaken the DSLR as a means …

En France; Week 3

With the lavender fields, rolling hills of Provence and daily (hourly) thunderstorms now in the rear view mirror, we were off to …

En France; Week 2

Leaving Carcassonne, today’s journey was about 350 km. In the name of it not taking all day (and because we had to …

Currabinny Woods

So 2014 was shocking. But only in a ‘motivation to blog’ way. Looking back, I can see I’ve got three posts for the …

En France; Week 1

All the convenience of getting to France, without the pain in the arse of the 3 hour motorway trip from Dublin. That …

Kilruddery Gardens

It seemed that I’d been missing opportunities to get to Kilruddery Gardens left right and center over the years we lived in …

Ballinspittle Bluebells

Well, it’s been a while. Amazing how moving to a different county, getting a new job and oh yeah, getting married, tends …

Flightfest

Instead of joining the crowd milling around the docklands, I chose the lazy option and photographed the entire FlightFest event from my …

IMMA

IMMA is and has always been too damn handy. As I have mentioned before, it literally is the neighbours front garden. If …