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Humanity – WPhotoC

Where does one begin? To capture the essence of the human soul must be every artist or photographer’s dream. That precise moment when the twinkle in the eye is at its loveliest… or liveliest? Thirdeyemom sets this week’s tone… humanity. … Continue reading

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Zigzag – WPhotoC

This week Ben asks us to show something that means zigzag to us. He mentions the herringbone pattern or a scar… he shows an impressive zigzag flight of stairs in Braga, Portugal but he challenges us to show our own … Continue reading

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Can Micro Managers Be Leaders?

Conversely put, …can leaders stoop to micro managing? Somehow, I think the answer to both questions is an emphatic NO! I’m perturbed by the concept that so-called team leaders are lumbered with the title when they are in effect team … Continue reading

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St Stephen’s Green Statues

Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green offers much to the visitor. The park isn’t excessively large yet it is well populated with works of art. This lad caught my eye… I’m thinking he must have been known for mischief so let’s see … Continue reading

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Dublin Buildings, Custom House Dome

I was surprised to find out that Dublin’s Custom House was completed as long ago as 1791. I’ve always attempted to get good pics of the building as it stands out as quite a statement along the Liffey. I’ve previously … Continue reading

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The Tart!

Molly Malone, or more precisely the statue of the fictional character, was last seen at the lower end of Grafton Street. Rumour has it that she’s continued plying her trade… pushing her cart along. The good lady seems to have … Continue reading

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Perspective – WPhotoC

This week Ash challenges us to get creative with perspective. What’s the old story about a photo never lying? Well, with all the software around these days it’s easy to manipulate any photo into doing just that… lie. However, as … Continue reading

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Random

I’m planning a grand finale… yep, the ending of 3 years worth of daily posts. While I’m at it I’ll do a few things that I’ve wanted to do for some time… like throwing totally random photos together in a … Continue reading

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Selfie – WPhotoC…

It’s not too frequently possible to tackle a weekly photo challenge in the way I have this week. Cheri asks us to do a selfie. So? You may well ask, what’s the big deal? That should be the easiest challenge … Continue reading

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Possibility – Ailsa’s WTT

The choices are endless… the possibilities boundless. All we need to do is put our minds to it and it can be done… yes, man has gone to the moon… climbed Everest, walked across continents and to the poles. For … Continue reading

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