The beautiful architecture of Dublin’s Georgian Doors. See link for posters and montage of these vibrant coloured doors. Great for wall hanging and home décor! Continue reading Georgian Doors of Dublin, Ireland
Street photography are un manipulated scenes. Photos of random chance encounters in public places. It’s exciting as you never know what scene will present itself at any given moment AND you have to be ready to capture that moment! Some images work – some don’t. Some scenes do not allow you time to adjust your camera settings – actually most of them. Yet the image evokes a story – it’s … Continue reading People of Ireland – Street Photography
Winter has its own beauty – dark – brisk – detailed. Arriving back in Dublin in July for a the Writers Conference, I had to take a step back to see if it was the same city. Summer had arrived and the city takes full advantage of the warmth to display pots of colour throughout the city. Lush, full vibrant pots and baskets everywhere! I still … Continue reading Dublin in bloom at night – Lush – Colour – Alive
Photographing at a city at night creates another mood. . I do love some of the touristy stuff in cities, yet I can’t wait to the ‘real’ side – the working side without the glitz and glamour. this is the real stuff that fascinates me. I also love twilight when the city takes on a different look. It’s when the tourists have gone back to the hotels … Continue reading Dublin – a different side to the city.
OK, so I am not a big drinker – two glasses of wine and I am tipsy. Yet I wanted to learn about Whiskey’s history and a small taste – just so I can say I have! The Whiskey Museum in Dublin came highly recommended. It is a very sharp establishment that holds all the features of whiskey making. You are greeted by old barrels in the … Continue reading Irish Whiskey Museum – Dublin – History – Fascinating – Top Notch
Running by the seat of my pants, I arrange my transport at the last minute from London to Dublin. Oh god accommodation! My thoughts drift to – ‘something with a bit of history, maybe seen better days – I wanted to ‘feel’ Dublin rather than a sanitised hotel room. Mind you, I knew nothing of Dublin – zip, zero. Scanning the internet on the ferry, … Continue reading Sweet Dreams! A rare piece of history in Dublin – Michael Collins and the Barry’s Hotel
If I had to pick ONE ‘tourist’ attraction to see in Dublin – this would be it!!! The famous Kilmainham Goal in Dublin has many fascinating stories and history to be told. I didn’t find it ‘spooky’ or got the heebie jeebies – – in fact the energy is quite light in relation to what occurred in this gaol in its time. They have not over sanitised the … Continue reading Ireland – Kilmainham Gaol – Stories – History – Harsh