Tag Archives: past

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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Dublin Parks – The Wellington Testimonial Obelisk

Yes, I know I’ve featured the stone needle before but I so liked this picture that I thought why not show the obelisk again. In the summer sunshine it looks great. As it is supposed to represent one of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Who’s Watching Who?

As we were blessed with a bank holiday on Monday I dragged the GLW off to look at game… mostly I wanted to go see if we could spot a few “new” butterfly species to add to the list so … Continue reading

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Friday Flashback…

Yesterday’s nostalgia trip along the Royal Canal’s towpath had dire consequences for both you and me. Why? Well, now I’m in a mood for more flashbacks. Yep, how about me taking you back a year and showing you a view … Continue reading

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Flashbacks?

A few days ago I had ONE of THOSE days at work. The result startled some. I simply picked up my bag, threw my things in and walked out… without saying a word to anyone on my team. I walked … Continue reading

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Hiring over 50’s

Lately I’ve heard a lot, both in the news and from clients, that people just don’t want to hire a candidate that is over 50. This is short sighted and wrong, and here’s why: The comment above and the article … Continue reading

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Relic – WPhotoC

It’s not often we’re set a weekly photo challenge by someone from Ireland. Donncha is a Cork man, a place we must still visit. Yes, I know there will be some readers who’ll say they’ve heard me say that once … Continue reading

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