Rebelling for Utopia
Is it any wonder I spent most of my life, rebelling against the various established systems, put in front of me - from my Conservative Catholic education, to...
posted on June 28, 2009
Found some old images from Thamkrabok monastery in Thailand, that aids people rebuild their lives, and kick drugs and alcohol, the scourge of modern living....
posted on June 27, 2009
Return of the prodigal son
They say that men find themselves through their relationship with their father … my relationship has been strained and turbulent through good times and bad ...
posted on June 25, 2009
There is a wonderfull school on the outskirts of the Phnom Penh dump, where street kids and local inhabitants get educated for free . Run by voluntary foreign...
posted on June 24, 2009
Drugs in Dublin
For over 30 years Dublin has had a chronic drug problem, increasingly some of the most widely abused drugs are legal drugs, such as methadone. To put it in...
posted on June 23, 2009
Confidence and sensitivity
Over the past few days my confidence has gradually been seeping away, fear that the magic of creativity is leaving me, and any negative criticism has been...
posted on June 22, 2009
Bucket and spade
How I hark back to my innocent childhood, when a simple bucket and spade, warm air and a cool sea, is all that it took to make me happy …. b
posted on June 20, 2009
My Grandmother at 102
My Grandmother bought my first camera, many years ago , when I left for New York at 20. She lives in a Dublin nursing home, and is in reasonable health at 102,...
posted on June 18, 2009
Today is the 16th of June - Bloomsday. Celebrating the life of one of Dublin's great's, James Joyce. Much of Ulysses (his masterpiece) is based around my home...
posted on June 16, 2009
moments in old Dublin
I was strolling around the old parts of Dublin city, and these are just some of the random images that caught my eye … b
posted on June 15, 2009
Roots, Rock, Reggae
One of the legendary Wailers played in my home town last night - we were honoured to witness and welcome such a legend to Dun Laoghaire, on a balmy Irish...
posted on June 14, 2009
I love reggae music
The great Horace Andy live in Dublin
posted on June 12, 2009
Summer day's in Dublin
“Legendary hearts Tearing up apart; With stories of their love Their great transcendant loves; While we stand here and fight And lose another night of legendary...
posted on June 10, 2009
Who am I ?
Just simple, complicated me, as shot randomly by Doctor Stranglove, at the recent Handsome Family gig. b
posted on June 09, 2009
This image of the late Martin Joyce's namesake and cousin, with his friend last Thursday, is too eerily reminiscent for comfort. Life on the mean streets of...
posted on June 08, 2009
I love music
The hauntingly beautiful Handsome Family live in Dublin
posted on June 05, 2009
Roots Rock Reggae
What better way to enjoy the summer heatwave, than to dance away all our blues to the Rootsy sound of the legendary Mighty Diamond. Jah ! Rastafari ! Dread!
posted on June 04, 2009
Like all good things everything comes to an end. My Aunt Carmel died this week , along with myself she was one of the few rebels in my family tree. The good...
posted on June 03, 2009