Having been at school during the time of the Moon landings I have always had a special interest in them – it’s where my interest in space began. So when the 50th Anniversaries came around I decided I would put together a collection of talks outlining the history of the project with a view to… Continue reading Space Exploration Talks
I’ve done many talks, usually on astronomical subjects over the last 12 or so years. I’ve filmed a few and since the Covid lockdowns this has evolved into a regular series of Sky Guides. IAA Season Introduction, 20th September 2017 “Beginners’ Astrophotography”, Irish Astronomical Association, 16th November 2016 “Getting Started in Astrophotography” – Larne Camera… Continue reading Astronomy Talks
Tollymore Forest Park was the first state forest park in Northern Ireland, established on 2 June 1955. It is located at Bryansford, near the town of Newcastle in the Mourne and Slieve Croob Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These photos were taken on a walk through the park in October 2020 in between lockdowns
Although I had lived in a few places in England during my childhood, by far the longest time was my time in Woking from 1974-86. Indeed my parents are still there and it was during a visit in 2019 that I went on a walkabout with my Action Cam and made a short documentary about… Continue reading Woking in 2019
This magical event of nature happened, quite spontaneously, while Jude and I were walking along the seafront in Brighton while on a short trip celebrating our wedding anniversary. Fortunately I had my Lumix FZ200 with me which had a long enough lens and a good enough HD video mode which allowed me to capture the… Continue reading Murmuration of Starlings
I often, at the end of the year, take a look through my favourite snaps of the year and compile them into a slideshow. Here’s some of them….