Tuesday, 27 March 2007

The End of the Rugby Season

For the text, see the Impala Publications blog -

1) Bangor Grammar School Under 12 'A'

2) With Linda McAuley

3) In Bangor Library

4) Marco (left) and Sandi

5) Female Romanian beggar

6) Male Romanian beggar

7) Deidre and daughter

Sunday, 18 March 2007

Ireland v West Indies, June 2004

Some photos from the one-day cricket match, Ireland v West Indies, June 2004, played at Stormont, Belfast.

1) Trent Johnston, from Sydney, fielding on the boundary

2) Brian Lara is out

3) schoolchildren waiting for autographs

4) Rachel, selling programmes

5) Rachel and Jenny, promotions girls

6) with Jenny

Thursday, 15 March 2007

Carlsbad 1929

Photos from Carlsbad 1929.

1. Alexander Alekhine, world champion

2. One of Alekhine's reports for the New York Times

3. Aron Nimzowitsch, Winner
4. Jose Raul Capablanca, former World champion (1921-27), Equal Second (with Spielmann)

5. Rudolf Spielmann, Equal Second

6. Efim Bogoljubow, Challenger for the World Championship (1928 and 1934)

7. Nimzowitsch (left), Victor Tietz, patron of the great Carlsbad tournaments of 1907, 1911, 1923 and 1929, and Alekhine (right) at Carlsbad 1929

Tuesday, 6 March 2007

A memorable Lunar Eclipse

Dr Andy McCrea took these two magnicent photographs of the moon in total eclipse near the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra, County Down on Saturday 3rd March 2007.

To read Dr McCrea's report on the eclipse see the Impala Publications blog

Sunday, 4 March 2007


The campaign for this year's elections for the Northern Ireland Assembly is nearly over. Voting takes place on Tuesday 6th Match.

The first photo has me campaigning in Bangor Main Street with James Leslie, our Assembly candidate for North Down.

The next two photos show me in previous campaigns. The first is in the General Election campaign in 2005. It was a cold day!

The next is campaigning with our candidate in the local council elections, Dean Russell. The weather was kinder and Spring had arrived.

Thursday, 1 March 2007

My mother's grave today

My mother was born on 1st March 1920. She died on 2nd July 1994 but, had she lived, today would have been her 87th birthday. Here are photos I took today of her grave.