Michael Faulkner
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    • Tyrella Beach: 'Pebbles In The Sand' (Melanie Safka) - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 15,996 views
      The soundtrack for this short video of Tyrella Beach in Co.Down at sunset, taken in December 2011, is Melanie Safka's 1971 recording, 'Pebbles In The Sand'.
    • Butterfish, brittle-star & hermit crab - Duration: 90 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 251 views
      Clearing boulders from the north side of the jetty, directly in front of The Blue Cabin, we came across these three creatures, all under one stone - a butterfish (I think) approx. 9 inces long, a b...
    • Hey Sunshine - Back to The Blue Cabin - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 581 views
      The music for this little video of crossing Ringhaddy Sound to Islandmore on a blustery day, is Simon & Garfunkel's 'Cloudy'.
    • Dr Bunhead Demonstrates Levitation at The Blue Cabin - Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 1,099 views
      When Dr Bunhead, aka Tom Pringle, was staying with us at The Blue Cabin, I happened to mention human levitation, and he said, 'Would you like to see that?'..

      Thanks to Vivan Stanshall's Bonzo Do...
    • Eddie and Billy (You've Got a Friend in Me) - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 629 views
      Thanks to Randy Newman for the music for this video of an unlikely friendship on a small island in Strangford Lough. On our regular visits to the island to gather firewood, Eddie has made a point o...
    • The Swallows Of The Sea - Duration: 96 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 257 views
      This pair of Common Terns has returned to Islandmore for three seasons running.
      They use the raft off the end of the jetty as a base during May, when the male works hard to supply the female with f...
    • The Blue Cabin - Images of the 70s - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 11 years ago
      • 2,212 views
      My father acquired the cabin in 1969, and in the years following, when he was under so much pressure in his political career, the place assumed great importance. For him the island meant time with ...
    • The Thunderbird of Strangford Lough - Duration: 82 seconds.

      • 11 years ago
      • 13,140 views
      The Thunderbird is one of many cross-cultural icons in Native American mythology, and is most often depicted standing tall, its beak tilted back and its wings outstretched. It is said to create sto...
    • The Blue Cabin: The Movie - Duration: 8 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 11 years ago
      • 2,912 views
      This video accompanies my books The Blue Cabin and Still On The Sound, which describe life on the otherwise uninhabited island of Islandmore on Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. Hopefully it conv...
    • Heron catching fish, Strangford Lough - Duration: 62 seconds.

      • 11 years ago
      • 833 views
      This heron is one of our most dependable visitors at the cabin. Most mornings, he comes to fish by the jetty, and the curious thing is that he tends not to appear when we have visitors - or if he d...
    • Grey Seal, Blue Cabin - Duration: 76 seconds.

      • 11 years ago
      • 3,175 views
      This grey seal pup showed up at the cabin (www.thebluecabin.com) late one night in early December 2007, and took up residence under the jetty.
      At first we worried about him, and I called the seal ...
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