Irish Rambles

A New Design ... 0

Wednesday the 13th

It was a big day, D-Day for the Travel Channel on About.com … where I happen to write and edit the Ireland Travel pages. After eight years of working for the New York outfit,...

Full Moon in August - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Nearly Missed It

Guess who just about peeped through the clouds these days, visible between the cairns of Loughcrew and the low cloud cover from our kitchen. Just a random snapshot. Just for the record. And then...

Dolce Vita in Dublin - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

La Dublin Vita è Bella

Standing joke … Dublin weather is the opposite of Islam: rarely sunny, mostly shite. But there are those moments when you actually could think you are in a better climate area. Like last week,...

Aslan, the Dulux Dog - © Bernd Biege 2014 2

Meeting a Celebrity

Had a bit of fun today … well, actually we were looking at stuff in Tractamotors in Cavan, one of the hardware stores we use … and who should we meet but … the...

Sumatran Tiger at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Belfast Zoo 2014 – in Images

As I recently said, we finally managed to get back to Belfast Zoo for a long visit once again – and it certainly was worth it (despite being soaked in one vicious downpour that...

The glass house of Boyle Abbey - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Glass Houses and Stones

Those who sit in glass houses are generally advised not to throw any hard items, especially stones, around … because, you know, the risk of breakage is high. But here we have a good...

Tunnelling to extremes ... - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Tunnelling Terrors

Look who we met … following on from our visit to Dublin Zoo, we also hit Belfast Zoo for another long day (and yes, my leg muscles bear witness to several trips up and...

Isn't he just cuddly? - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Making New Friends

Off to Dublin Zoo these days … to refresh the memory, to re-evaluate the attractions, to snap a few more shots (which are to follow, later, in their own feature). For now just a...

Scraping the barrel - © Bernd Biege 2014 0

Barrelscraping in Blanchardstown

Just a reminder that not all things Garth Brooks are culchie … spotted yesterday, after the planned (and then cancelled) five Garthfests. In Dunnes Store, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. I wonder when we will see...