Friday, April 5, 2013

E is for Evenings

I’ve decided that E is for Evenings because I thought it would be nice to post a picture of a sunset or an evening scene. If you’ve been following this blog since the start of the A-Z Challenge then you will have realised that I am subtly trying to find a topic (= excuse) each day to post at least one of my photos to the blog!

But now that I think about it, evenings are worth writing about anyway. It’s not that I wish my time away, but I live for my evenings. My days usually start with bleary-eyed ablutions followed by a last-minute drive to the station where I make the train by the skin of my teeth. By that stage, I’m already looking forward to the journey home and to whatever the evening may hold. It might be choir rehearsal, it might be a bit of photo processing or, as in the case of this month, it might be (= is) some time spent thinking and writing for my blog.

Sometimes, though, it is nice to have nothing more to do on an evening except sit and relax with a glass of wine. Of course, in the summer time, that glass of wine could be imbibed sitting in the garden. Speaking of summer time, it’s great to see the long evenings coming round again (assuming you are reading this in the northern hemisphere, that is!). Long evenings mean an opportunity after work to get out with the camera and capture some soft light.

How do you like to spend your evenings? Feel free to leave a comment and let me know. I’d love to hear from you – and if you leave a link to your own blog I promise I will pay a reciprocal visit!

* The photo at the top of this post was taken at sunset during summer 2012 at Sally Gap in Co. Wicklow. Here are a couple more evening / dusk shots I took last summer. The first is at the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin and the second was taken at Bray Golf Club, close to where I live.


  1. Fantastic photos John.

    1. Thanks Val. I've only realised this evening that you are also doing the A-Z!! How did I miss that? Will check out your posts now.

  2. beautiful! :)
    At the moments my evenings are filled with either reading or writing AtoZ blogs.
    Is there anythign else going on in the world? :D


    1. I know - this A-Z thing is a bit all-consuming!! Still, could be doing worse things! :-)