Month: October 2007

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Mugshot, me with me photo of Lough Gur, originally uploaded by blather. Me with my Lough Gur photograph, which is hanging in the foyer in the Factory, Sligo during Blue Raincoat's staging of The Third Policeman. More information here »

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } The enchanted Lough Gur, Limerick Good grief, Ladies and Gintelmin, it's my first photographic exhibition. It all started with a phone call a couple of weeks ago, from Paul Cunningham at Blue Raincoat Theatre in Sligo, who are about to stage a production of my favourite novel, The Third Policeman, by Flann O'Brien. Paul asked me to help out spreading the word about the play, and invited me as a guest speaker to a Q&A session at the Factory Performance Space in Sligo on October 18th. Then he mentioned that he'd been checking out my photographs - and the discussion developed to the point that I've got a bunch of 20x13 prints at the framers this morning, no small thanks Mrs. Blather (Heather). The exhibition, Parallel...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } A lone discarded oildrum on the wicklow Way, above Powerscourt W, originally uploaded by blather. A lone castrol oil drum, discarded by loggers the Wicklow Way, a 132 km hiking trail through the Wicklow mountains. Many sections go through managed plantation forests - this path used to lead through an attractive woodland area, which has now been clearcut by Coillte, the Irish national forestry company. Many of these forests were planted in otherwise treeless upland areas - and in some cases up to 40 times the recommended amount of fertiliser was used to make the trees grow. This is causing some problems now in areas where forests have been clearcut, with nitrates leaching into the watertable.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Sue and the Bastard Chinchilla, originally uploaded by blather. At Karl Grimes exhibition Dignified Kings Play Chess On Fine Green Silk, the Gallery of Photography, Dublin. * Sue was actually making a phone call....