SS Dunbrody, an Irish Famine Story

SS Dunbrody, an Irish Emigrant Story Recently I travelled to New Ross in County Wexford, Ireland to visit the “SS Dunbrody” a three master “Barque” replica of the Famine ships that brought so many Irish emigrants to Canada and the USA during the Famine times at home in the mid [...]

By | 2017-08-28T12:28:02+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Activity, Culture, Historical, Travel|2 Comments

Slovenia North West: an Alpine Eden

On my recent visit to Slovenia, my first introduction to this stunningly beautiful landscape was the drive from Ljubljana Airport along the valley between the Italian / Slovenian Alps to the west and the Triglav National Park to the east, finally crossing a twisting over mountain pass to town of Bovec. These jagged mountain peaks, [...]

By | 2017-07-15T16:22:05+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Activity, Culture, Historical, Nature, Travel|0 Comments

Tory Island, a beautiful weather beaten, stark, silver landscape

This silver landscape of barred rock stripped by the high winds and harsh weather, enhanced by the continuing changes of patterns of light piercing through the clouds of graduated grays, blues and yellows and emerald colour of the Atlantic seas produce an ever changing kaleidoscope with a stark beauty and a great sense of peace

By | 2017-07-15T16:22:09+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Historical, Scenery|0 Comments