Tag Archives: past

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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Wrecked or Rejuvenated?

Did you get any sleep last night? Or, did you get too much? That’s all dependent on where in the world you find yourself on this fine day. We, here in the northern hemisphere, endured the longest day of the … Continue reading

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