Thursday, 17 October 2013

Misty morning 2

Same place, same time as the last photo.  Looking down-river on the Bann.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Misty morning

Misty autumn morning on the River Bann - looking up-river.

Sunday, 13 October 2013

West Strand, Portrush

October sunshine in Portrush.

This year we had a better summer than usual.  I was out enjoying the good weather and didn't take time to post photos.
Now the dark evenings are back.  Computer time again.

Friday, 12 July 2013

The Twelfth

12th July is a holiday in Northern Ireland, so out for lunch at a little bistro beside the River Bann.

Sunday, 7 July 2013

City Hall

City Hall, Belfast - once again.

Friday, 21 June 2013


The ferry from Rathlin Island arrives at Ballycastle Harbour.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Ballycastle Beach

Sunny Sunday afternoon at Ballycastle, Co. Antrim.

Friday, 7 June 2013


Footbridge over the River Bush.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Duck Pond, Ballymoney

The Duck Pond in Riverside Park in Ballymoney.

The Ballymoney River - really a small stream - has a dam which created the Duck Pond.
The ducks live at the top end of the pond, where small children frequently feed them with chunks of bread.
The park is popular with walkers.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Castlerock Beach

Sunny evening, but with a cold north-west wind.  Good for a brisk walk along Castlerock Beach. 

Saturday, 25 May 2013


Sunset seen from Portstewart Prom yesterday evening.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Cherry Blossom

We've had a very cold and late spring, but the cherry blossom has finally appeared.

Friday, 12 April 2013

Hang Glider

A hang glider approaching Gortmore Viewing Point, with Binevenagh in the background.

The photos were taken to-day - snow is still lying on the hills.

Below is a closer view of the hang glider, with Magilligan Point and the Inishowen Peninsula in the distance.

Sunday, 7 April 2013


Binevenagh, near Limavady, as seen from the window of the train to Derry. 
The photo was taken yesterday and shows snow still lying on the hills a couple of weeks after the severe spring snowstorm which disrupted most of Northern Ireland.

Monday, 1 April 2013

River Roe

Bitterly cold Easter Monday along the River Roe in the Roe Valley Country Park near Limavady.

Sunday, 17 March 2013

Guildhall, Derry

The Guildhall, Derry - seen from the Peace Bridge.

Sunday, 10 March 2013

River Foyle

View from the Peace Bridge, Derry - looking down the River Foyle.

Tuesday, 5 March 2013


The lifeboat stays at the other side of Portrush Harbour.

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Portrush Harbour

Portrush Harbour is deserted in wintertime.

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Stormy Sea

Looking across a stormy sea from Portballintrae towards Runkerry Beach.

Friday, 1 March 2013


Taken on the same day as yesterday's photo, this is a view of the sea from Portballintrae.

Thursday, 28 February 2013


This is a different view of the sea at Portstewart.  Taken a couple of weeks ago on a very stormy day.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

The Crescent, Portstewart

Children's play area at The Crescent, Portstewart.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Rocks and Sea

Taken from the same position as yesterday's photo, but looking out to sea.  With the Inishowen Peninsula, Co. Donegal, in the distance.

Monday, 25 February 2013

Portstewart Prom

Yesterday afternoon was beautiful in Portstewart.

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Castlerock Beach

Castlerock Beach, looking towards the Bar Mouth.

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Gate Lodge

Gate lodge at the entrance to the path leading to the Black Glen in Downhill Desmesne, Castlerock.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Holiday Park

A desolate holiday park, with rows of deserted caravans overlooking a wintry sea at Castlerock, Co Derry.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Albert Clock

High Street, Belfast - with the Albert Clock in the distance.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

City Hall, Belfast

My last photo was taken from the train on the way to Belfast.
Now, after my enforced absence, I can continue where I left off.

This is the City Hall, as seen from Donegall Place.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013


Temporarily without internet, so no photos for a couple of weeks...

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Railway Station

Part of Ballymoney railway station, seen through the train window.

Friday, 1 February 2013


Portrush, seen from the East Strand.

Thursday, 31 January 2013


Swans on the River Bann at Coleraine.

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Sandleford Bridge

Sandleford Bridge, Coleraine.

Monday, 28 January 2013

Dundarave Road

Sunrise over Dundarave Road, near Bushmills, Co Antrim.

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.

This old saying is still true.  Within an hour it was raining.  And has done all day.

Friday, 25 January 2013

Causeway View Lane

Looking up Causeway View Lane, Portrush - with Ramore Head in the background.

In spite of the name, the Giant's Causeway isn't anywhere to be seen.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Trinity Presbyterian Church

A view of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Ballymoney, Co Antrim.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013


We've got a small amount of snow!
This is a view across the roof-tops of the little village of Castlerock.

Sunday, 20 January 2013

West Bay, Portrush

Portrush, Co Antrim - seen from the promenade which runs along the West Bay.