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 →

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 →

Edinburgh botanic gardens

Possibly one of the most beautiful, diverse well kept gardens I've been to. So much to see it was information overload. The highlight for me where the giant redwoods they have plants there from the 1800s. Also the massive greenhouses. Walking through each of the different greenhouses microclimates was so interesting. Seeing the coffee plants... Continue Reading →

Beltane fire festival Edinburgh

This ancient Celtic festival marks the changing of the seasons in an Iron age ritual of performance and lighting of the ceremonial Beltane bonfire.  Set on Calton hill in Edinburgh, a procession of different characters paraded and performed around the hill. There was wild dancing, drumming and offerings made to the different characters involved. The... Continue Reading →

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