Irish

Upcoming Boston Festival to Promote Irish Culture

Boston, where more than 20 percent of residents have Irish ancestry, is hosting the inaugural iFest festival, a $4 million event created by the Irish hospitality industry and politicians to promote Irish culture. According to the Boston Globe, iFest is a tool to increase tourism to Ireland. “It really will immerse visitors in the best…… Continue reading Upcoming Boston Festival to Promote Irish Culture

Travels

Personal: The time my Ma and Dad went to Ireland (circa 1980)

My Ma just showed me the journal that she kept along the ride.  Notice as well some of the great pictures.  My favourite is the one of the two Irish men with the bicycle.  Interestingly, my parents visited Trinity College Dublin (where I now teach and research).  One of the pictures is where I often…… Continue reading Personal: The time my Ma and Dad went to Ireland (circa 1980)

Pictures · Travels

Picture: The most beautiful beach in Ireland

Film-work · Travels

The greatest view known to man?

Travels

Sunset in Oia

Oia is a small village on the northern tip of Santorini island.  It’s a famous spot for its sunset.  Indeed, that was clear when the people around me started applauding when the sun was gone.

Pictures

παράδεισος

The title above means paradise in Greek.  It’s where I’m at right now.

Film-work

Melting sun over the Strait of Bosporous (Istanbul)

I shot this in December 2011