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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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The Hills Are Alive…

Yes, they are indeed… but not really with the sound of music. Here in Ireland the hills are alive with the sound nothing. Well, the sound seems to be muted so all I have to do is watch a blank … Continue reading

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Time Travel, Kilcock Style.

Yes, your eyes deceive you not! Time travel? Of a sort yes. Why? How? Easy… I say. Get yourself dressed, comfy walking shoes, a few snacks, a bottle of water and a camera. Then… with a bit of luck, the … Continue reading

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T200 – Signs

Signs? Yes… it seems time I heed the signs. Looks to me as if my attempt to get a bot of interaction going between bloggers has not met with much success. But then, must I quit so soon? No… what I … Continue reading

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WWWWWW – Miscreant

Miscreant = Troublemaker, Scoundrel, Mischief maker, Malefactor, Wrongdoer, Criminal, Rebel, Villain, Reprobate, Offender, … Troublemaker = Pest, Menace, Scallywag, Agitator, Firebrand, Rabble-rouser Scoundrel = crook, rogue, rascal, villain, Mischief maker = troublemaker in reverse = miscreant = all of miscreant’s … Continue reading

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Dear Irish Rail

Dear Irish Rail… you offer one of the best services on the planet… well, maybe that should read island. Some of us actually enjoy commuting on your most up to date trains… the hour-long journey is rather pleasant. Yes… believe … Continue reading

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Dublin Streets… Wall Art

The weekend’s Tall Ships catered for all kinds of interests. The ships were the main attraction but you could find many side shows. Street art is often criticised. Not everyone is a Banksy… not all graffiti is wholesome… often the stuff is less than tasteful or even … Continue reading

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10 Things I Dislike Most About Walking The Canals

= 1st – Wires! I have to place this joint top of the list. Wires of all descriptions litter the Irish countryside. It seems as if successive generations of ‘wire men’ have chosen to string their art as haphazardly across the … Continue reading

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WWWWWW –

This post started taking shape during Saturday’s walk. I have often wanted to publish something about the levels of pollution so prevalent all across the Irish landscape. It is a case of serious neglect by the inhabitants of this country… … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday’s and Trains…

Seems the two don’t mix too readily. Yep… there I stood… like the proverbial lost burp in a blizzard… confused… wondering. Who should I believe? Who put together the two conflicting schedules on the official website? Which department’s weren’t talking … Continue reading

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