Built in the 1820s using a lot of dynamite The Antrim Coast Road opened up the towns and villages along its 26 mile length which had previously been mostly accessible from the sea. It is a beatiful scenic drive with many attractions a short way off the road.
Larne is my adopted home town and is a vibrant port town being one of the busiest ports connecting the island of Ireland to Great Britain. The town is surrounded by excellent scenery among the best to be found anywhere!
Having always had an interest in Space it was only a matter of time before I got around to pointing a camera upwards. Starting with film at first, the arrival ofthe digital age made it easier to capture astonoshing photographs of the heavens above us.
When one thinks of the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, one thinks of Norway, Iceland, or Alaska. However, under ideal conditions when Solar activity, the Earth's magnetic fiield, and of course the weather come together, very decent displays can be seen this far south.
Quite apart from the "Golden Hour" towards the end of the day, my favourite parts of the day are the two ends, the sunrise and the sunset. Again, Northern Ireland delivers a huge variety of both!