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The Moment!

I stood watching this couple for a minute or so. The lady was rather particular… the hand gestures going this way and that. They seemed totally oblivious to the fact that something was going on almost within arm’s length. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Birds – Ailsa’s WTT

This week I’m so mixed up with my times and switched off to reality that I missed Ailsa’s challenge by a day. Oh well, nothing doing but catching up. I can’t let this one go by as just last Monday … Continue reading

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Community… WPhotoC

Cheri’s challenge this week allows the mind to roam. The good lady says we don’t have to associate community with people and I’m in total agreement. When I spotted this scene yesterday afternoon I was reminded of the concept of … Continue reading

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Relaxing! Ailsa’s WTT

Believe you me… this weekend that’s about all I’m going to do. When I first set eyes on the post’s title the ideas went off in all sorts of directions. Then I clicked into this week’s challenge and realised my … Continue reading

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PLAY! Ailsa’s WTT

I’ve had a bit of a playful theme running through the last week’s posts… look a week back and you’ll see the Wibbly Wobbly Wonder with his digger in the puddle… sorry, not digger… dozer. I’ve played with Wednesday’s words … Continue reading

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Curves… WPhotoC…

Whoopy… here’s a first for OMBH. I’ve actually beaten the weekly photo challenge topic of the week by a few days. Yes, if you don’t believe me then scroll down of click here. Was it pure fluke? Intuition? Fate? Chance … Continue reading

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Royal Canal – Liffey to 6th Lock

01 June saw me along the Royal Canal again. Since reaching the Shannon some time in October 2011 much has happened.  I’d walked the Grand Canal in 2012 in aid of Midlands SIMON so it seemed quite natural to do … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses, Excuses… and a Bird… or Four!!

Ahhh well, now it’s wearing really thin but as it still seems to be getting me out of a hole I’ll continue with my tactic. Dangerous but necessary, I’ll say. You, on the other hand, could turn around in mild … Continue reading

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The Swan and the Heron…

Apologies… I was to have the first Royal Canal walk post ready today. I’ve done quite a bit but I just don’t have the energy to get it done for today. I’ve really been at a rather loose end since … Continue reading

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Michelle and Steve

Below is the message we mailed down to SA to be read at the reception. We believe it was well received. I’ve left the Afrikaans words as they are integral of the message… I hope it doesn’t make reading the post too awkward… … Continue reading

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