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Silent Sunday – Donaghmore Round Tower

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Numbers – Ailsa’s WTT

Numbers… so compelling, so defining… so incriminating! Yep, just think… in this past week the fellow in SA got five years… for shooting four shots. Numbers. But I hear you protest, these numbers have relevance… lives were affected. Yes… and … Continue reading

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Broken… Ailsa’s WTT

I couldn’t quite make up my mind what to show you this week… Ailsa’s treatment of “broken” is rather eclectic so I’ll be a little off beat as well. The ruins of the lock keeper’s cottage at the long broken … Continue reading

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Rail Disaster Of The Past

Some time in March I went walk-about along the Wicklow coastline. To be more precise, I walked the Greystones to Bray cliff walk. A pleasant 8 kilometers or so walk from station to station. Closer to Bray I noticed something … Continue reading

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Signs – Of The Times?

Seems my skewed take on things is at times more a curse than a blessing so maybe I should read the signs… Which makes me think… have I reached a point where OMBH has reached it’s “best by” date? Have … Continue reading

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Grand Pa’s Shaving Brush!

Those who are old enough to know about such things will recognise the similarities! In days of yore our elders used to lather up a foam and then apply the froth to their faces with a brush. Yes, I’m not … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Wrist

Here’s something I still need to learn to do. Fly fishing has a strange attraction and in my case brings back boyhood memories. There are a few spots in South Africa where trout have been introduces specifically to encourage the … Continue reading

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Dublin Street Views – Misery Hill

I was hunting in the winter folders for a daffodil photo when this photo presented itself. Taken on the 13th of March 2013 when I was still working in town. I’ve walked passed that spot on countless occasions and never … Continue reading

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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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The Three Pillars

There I was… going to teach you about the three pillars. Then, I did a search on the Big G for said three columns of eternal existence and found that just about every philosophy, dogma or civilization, past and present, … Continue reading

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