Tag Archives: National Flags

Fly the Flag!

There are days when we feel the urge to tell the world how we feel about a particular situation. Which side of the fence we’re actually on. Lately, much has been happening in the world that has divided opinion. The … Continue reading

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Decoration… Ailsa’s WTT

You know, Ailsa often does this to me. The lady selects a theme and the leaves me to show her bits of Dublin. Meaningless you may say… until I remind you that Ailsa hails from the good city Dublin. Well, … Continue reading

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Abandoned Part 2 – WPhotoC

Last Saturday I mentioned that I most likely have more to offer on the theme of abandonment… so, why not give you a gallery of painful memories. The pain is not necessarily mine but I’m sure you’ll agree when I … Continue reading

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Symbol

This week Ailsa challenges us to use the idea of symbols as the basis for a post. Her inspiration came from listening to all the tributes pouring in from all around the world for Nelson Mandela, the first president of … Continue reading

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Tricolour Trotters?

Last weeks Dublin Marathon posts looked at the agony and triumph of success. However, I have so many lighter moments captured that I’d probably have another dozen or so posts to show you. To begin with… how about 3 French … Continue reading

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I Once Walked There… Lest We Forget!

Once, only once… I walked those hallowed grounds where brittle, icy twigs cracked and exploded underfoot where bone fragments and bits of shrapnel still lay strewn where new roots have set and woods grow tall and strong Once, I walked … Continue reading

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Multiple Confusion… Dominant or Not?

There I was… about to make the breakthrough discovery of the century. I woke in the middle of the night… as mature males with diabetes 2 tend to do. But this time it wasn’t nature’s call that got me bolt … Continue reading

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Culture? WPhotoC…

I was looking through a few other blogger’s latest posts which is a habit formed over my blogging travels. I usually don’t delete ‘like’ notifications and then when I have a bit of free time I visit each blogger’s pages … Continue reading

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X Marks The Spot…

Sheila posted something similar a wee while ago. That’s why I’m doing the same. I’m of the opinion that the cross she showed has been blown by the jet stream all the way from Canada to Europe. Why? Well, maybe it was lonely over … Continue reading

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No, We’re Not Knocking South Africa!

I’ve had a few offline comments in the last while about my constant knocking of South Africa. I’ve also seen these comments on a few FB pages of other, like-minded, Saffers who are as worried about the state of the once great country. … Continue reading

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