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Why Would You Do That?

Just because I post a photo on the Internet, it does not give anyone the right to grab a copy and use it on their own site.  It certainly does not give anyone the right to edit that image and remove it's watermark! Why do I say this?  Well, a Music, Art, Film and Food print/online magazine here in Ireland did just that with one of my images. Was I annoyed when I saw the image on their site?  Yes!  Was I even more annoyed when I realised just what they had done?  Oh hell yes!! I contacted the editor of the magazine and got the 'oh it was the intern' excuse.  That's not a valid excuse.  If they are an intern, they are there to learn under your guidance, you should have noticed the issue.  The buck stops with you, the editor. Back in 2018, the European Court of Justice ruled that you the consent of the photographer if you wish to use their work online. The judges said: “The posting on a website of a photograph that was freely accessible on another website with the consent

2020-09-10 The Peacock Parlour - Kino Cork

February 29th 2020, that was the day of the last gig I'd gone to.  It was Jane Willow in the Cobblestone in Dublin.  It was also the last time I'd been in a city!

I'd booked a couple of weeks leave in September, so, when I heard that the Peacock Parlour was taking place in Cork whilst I was on leave, I decided that was the place to be!  A night out at a gig, albeit a burlesque one, in Cork.

Tickets were bought, hotel was booked and plans were set in motion!

On to the night in question.  I arrived at Kino, was met at the door by security where we went through some Covid19 formalities. Once complete, I was shown to my table and staff explained how the table service operated. 

On to the show...  

On the night we were treated to some comedy, pole dancing, spoken word , drag and burlesque by Foxy P. CoxThe Wild GeezeMiss LaVelle and many others. What more could you ask for???

If the Peacock Parlour pays a visit to your town, or if you are in Cork any time soon, I'd highly recommend it as a great night out!

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