Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Christmassy Stuff!

 The interior of the English Market in the city centre of Cork,decorated for the season.

 Outside on St. Patricks St. our main thoroughfare.

 Grand Parade

Monday, December 3, 2012

Tis the Season................

 Made a start on putting up the Christmas decor this weekend,just a little,as we discovered when bringing the boxes down from storage,that the wrong tree had been disposed of last year!
Now we have to purchase two new artificial trees for the two rooms we decorate each year!
 Bought this new this year,I am a sucker for all things candlelight and love their glowing effect.Dressed up the base with some pinecones and red berried shrub from the garden and some glass beading.
 The always inviting Christmas cookery book,again bought on impulse this year(only €4.99)the cover looks so inviting!
 The local Cork City Christmas Market opened this weekend on the Grand Parade.Beautiful blue skies in the morning but later returned to grey skies and misty rain.

 Love the Santa Hat roof tops on these cabins!

 Toy soldiers standing to attention in the Bishop Lucey Park which is transformed into a Christmas Wonderland for the next 4 weeks.

 Inside the Merchants Quay Shopping Centre.

The Blue Hour over the city on Oliver Plunkett St.