Writing Home

Jan Carson is a writer from Ballymena. She currently resides in east Belfast and with this in mind, has written an essay exclusively for Kin. The idea stemmed from a notion about how a sense of place and having Northern Irish roots has influence over her writing.

Cycling to Australia

David Stanbridge is a twenty six year old mechanical technician who works in Ballylumford Power Station. In 2017 at the age of 24 he cycled from his home in Islandmagee, County Antrim to Sydney, Australia.

Seeing the Ancient Light

Over his years exploring & photographing Ireland, photographer Gareth Wray discovered that his country has so much more to offer than just its famously branded ‘Forty Shades of Green’ that the rest of the world seems to perceive. Welcome to The Emerald Isle.

Photographing The Mourne Mountains

Photographer Brian McCready from Co Down has been photographing the Mourne Mountains for over twenty years. Here he shares some of his work and thoughts on the process that leads him back to the mountains, time and time again.