I admit to neglecting my camera, paintbrushes and WordPress recently, having been busy on other things. So this evening I attempted to rectify this situation by taking a walk down by the Tralee Canal again, although I have a pile of photos of the area not yet published.
It was a beautiful evening and the sun was going down. I waited for the sky to redden up while down at the coast. A group of middle aged men stood leaning on gate posts, having a great old chinwag. It was a happy sound, as they laughed and bantered one another – one chastising another for ‘that dirty talk’ – their singsong accent revealing their Kerry identity. I reflected that they probably wouldn’t have enjoyed themselves any more over several pints in the pub. They too, waited for the sun to go down, and then dispersed, after commenting on the beautiful sky.