It’s The Weekend

Ballybunion Beach

Ballybunion village and its adjoining beach are called after the Bunyan family who lived in the castle (in pic) in the early part of the 14th century.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Numbers


MB must mention that this golf ball, lying in the Dubai Emirates GC rough, is not MBs. You would generally find MB’s ball slap bang in the middle of the fairway, minimum 250 yards from the T-box!


Not MB’s golf ball

Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself

Express Yourself

For six years the Middle East has been MB’s second home.

Mention of the ME conjures up many things to many people. In the Western world maybe it conjures up negative images for the most part. Understandable MB guesses, given that most news coverage, like most news coverage the world over, focuses of the profane, the obscene, the terrible and the trouble. And of course that’s the awful truth of certain locations in the region. Read More

Splendour Splendour Everywhere

MB loves golf. Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned


Love Is In The Air

Morning Crossers
Its 5am on a fresh Friday Riyadh morning. MB fell asleep too early last night and arose before cock-crow. The muezzin is belting out the call to prayer to the Muslim faithful. Those who wish to attend the nearby Mosque have 15 minutes to get there for first prayer of the day. Should they so chose. 99.9% will give this one a skip. But almost all will attend the midday prayer later on. One of the hotel staff has just rolled out a prayer mat in front of MB, and is now on his knees facing Mecca. Doing his duty for the 3 or 4 minutes it takes. Read More

If Carlsberg did Golf Club signs……………


Photo Of The Day (11) – The 9th at Ballyneety

Well done to all the volunteers who have got the course reopened and looking great. Shot from last week’s trip home.