In December I hiked the Western Way in Galway between Maam Cross and Oughterard. Timing from my phone and FitBit: 00:42:50 + 04:41:38 = 05:24:28 The part of the Way I hiked was 26 kilometres of spectacular rugged Connemara scenery-bogs, forests, mountains, lakes and rivers all in a breath of one another. Being out on […]
Yesterday winter came back around to grumble “And another thing…” in the middle of what otherwise should be a well-behaved spring. After Storm Emma I kicked myself that I didn’t get out of Harold’s Cross to see the parks or countryside around Dublin while we had snow. So when I saw snow on the ground […]
The beauty of transience-green yesterday, green tomorrow.
Taken during the worst of the blizzard during Storm Emma.
Snow around Rathmines and Harold’s Cross on the second and third days of Storm Emma.
Harold’s Cross and Rathmines on the first day of Storm Emma.
Taken at Portobello, Dublin.
Taken before lousy Smarch weather rolled in.
Happy year of the dog!
Taken at the Howth Cliff Walk on February 18.
Taken at Usher’s, Dublin on February 8.
We make our own happiness.
Taken on the Western Way in early December 2017.
It’s pure fucking Leprechaun magic, how it rained in Galway for a straight fucking week. The fuck.
What a fantastic start to my winter holidays!
Taking while on a hike with a Meetup.com hillwalking group. Absolutely stunning day.
An eerie flat plain approaches a sharp clifftop.
They respect no law but the law of MIGHT MAKE RIGHT.
Taken at Bull Island, October 14.
Taken on September 24 on a wonderful warm autumn evening.
Hell of a gorgeous evening!
Ricky Whelan (@rickywhelan) of Birdwatch Ireland hosted “The Secret Life of Crows” last night at the Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin. The lecture capped off my gorgeous Autumn evening walk across from the office after work. While in the line I struck up a conversation from a retired New Zealander couple who are out to cycle […]