Gael Ridire/Irish Knight
On Blogger since January 2010
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|Industry||Communications or Media|
|Location||Farmington, Utah, United States|
|Introduction||Retired photojournalist, and although I have a deep passion for photography health issues make it very difficult to do photography anymore (blog about photography at "Things I see"). I decided to explore the hobby of painting miniature soldiers. I'm not a gamer, but deeply interested in history, especially Irish & Scottish history, which is the bulk of my ancestry. So my miniatures will be of moments in the historical past that interest me. I'm also interested in the crusades and medieval times. I'm going to try painting 28mm (wow, they are small), but most likely switch to 54mm. And from time to time I shall post my Celtic wood carving (I do this during the warm season). Married, with three grown children.|
|Interests||photography, Celtic history & culture, genealogy, medieval history, heraldry, Templar's, wood carving, painting miniatures|
|Favorite Movies||Lord of the Rings (trilogy), Last of Mohicans, Braveheart, Last Samurai, Kingdom of Heaven, Star Wars saga, We were Soldiers, Black Hawk Down|
|Favorite Music||Rusty Wier, Battlefield Band, Tannahill Weavers, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, John Cougar Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Traffic, The Doors|
|Favorite Books||Black Raven Trilogy, Lion of Ireland, Pride of Lions, Finn MacCool, Paradise War Trilogy, Celtic Crusade Trilogy, Lord of the Rings Trilogy|
Radio wire is often used to make bird nests. What station do they listen to?
Favorite quotes: "If your pictures aren't good enough, your not close enough. ... f8 and be there." Robert Capa.