A very rare animal, born in captivity, in Dublin Zoo.
The Spire is perfectly straight. It is in the position of the old Nelson’s Column, no longer standing! The GPO, base for the Easter Rising, is just to the right of the Spire.
The view through Merchant’s Arch, looking towards the Ha’penny Bridge.
I’ve altered the alignment in the two pictures of the Rugby pitch, in the first the pale grass is aligned, the second the dark line is vertical
I posted a piece of Waterford Crystal for yesterday’s topic of glass, then I took this to prove the weather wasn’t helping.
Then I found this photo looking for today’s topic. Taken through a window of one of the upstairs bars.
A photograph of glass, it has to be Waterford Crystal.
Waterford Crystal manufacture very solid lead crystal, all blown and cut by hand, by craftsman.
“One man’s rubbish is another man’s treasure” or it is all in the eye of the beholder.
I’ve always made sure my children went cycling, swimming, dancing and any other activity I could think of. The equipment I provided may not have been the most up to date but it was good enough to have a go.
I was very proud of my son, when he used his own money to but his own bike. It is certainly treasure to him.
When I saw landscape as the topic, I knew I had to use the Comeragh Mountains.
Canon in front of them.
Two pictures of the canon in Waterford. Changing my position, completely changed the scale of the picture.
This is a Russian canon, captured by the English after the Battle of Balaclava. They sent them to their colonies, as a mark of their military power, to try and keep us all in order. Well nobody took any notice of that.