Coccinella magnifica

The humble ladybird or ladybug if you're from north America. Found throughout the garden year long the ladybird is a farmers best friend as they feast upon aphids another other herbivorous insects. The name "ladybird" originated in Britain where the insects became known as "Our Lady's bird" or the Lady beetle. I love the way... Continue Reading →

Trinity College Holi Festival

What another wonderful year at the Holi festival here in Trinity College Dublin. Unfortunately it was cancelled twice due to the snow and storms we had over the last month. Finally it took please with another great turnout. Thanks again to the Trinity college Indian society for the chance to be involved taking photos. Click... Continue Reading →

Cyanistes caeruleus

So I bought a little bird feeder and stuck it out in the front garden and look who arrived to feast. The Eurasian blue tit is a small passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. These little fellas have a beautiful chripy call and are hard to photograph as they are so quick. Click in and... Continue Reading →

Dublin Winter Solstice Festival

The Dublin Winter Solstice festival took place just at the end of December and I’m only getting a chance to go through the photos now! The lighting of the ceremonial fire took place in DIT Grangegorman, where the Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company also put on story telling, face painting and a ceili. The... Continue Reading →

Back out and about

Well, I haven't posted here in a while as I've been adventuring over the summer and have been busy with some other projects of mine. It was really great to get out with the camera in nature for the first time in ages. Lot's of beautiful natural things to photograph all around. Some of my... Continue Reading →

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