They say that in the land of the blind the one eyed man is king, but in the recession hit land of Ireland, it is the humble cobbler that is, if not king, at least in the line of succession. Martin Duggan is the owner of Duggan’s Shoe repairs onCork’s historicShandon Street, a business handed down to him by his father and one that has served the people ofCorkfor over 45 years. As the recession has taken hold, as businesses [...]
Some stories take longer to produce, some require multiple trips, sometimes spread over long periods. Instead over keeping images hidden away, I would rather give you a small taste of what will hopefully evolve in to a larger more fleshed out article.
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The English have been described as a nation of shopkeepers, and are also famed for their love of tea, but in reality we are a bunch of wet behind the ears amateurs in both those departments. To see both shopkeeping and tea drinking as practiced by time honed masters, the souqs, markets and bazaars of the Middle East are the place to head. And whilst amongst the many and varied markets to be found, the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul and the Khan [...]
India, the Subcontinent. It is a country of extremes. From snow-capped mountains to burning deserts, neon lit skyscrapers to golden temples, space programs to polio, the booming millionaires to the starving masses. India is a country that evokes many different emotions in many different people. Many travelers talk of how crazy, how magical India is. For me, the overwhelming emotion that India conjured up was anger. Anger at the dirt, the poverty, the homelessness and the sheer abandonment of hundreds of millions [...]