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Contrasting Contrasts? Lines and Wonders!

Last week’s challenge was contrasts. I did three posts linked to the challenge but the one that received the most attention was the one of the lady in pink/ cerise walking in the woodland. I’m sure when you scroll down … Continue reading

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Tranquility…

Some days one just sits! Yes, imagine sitting in the spot where I was standing when the photo was taken. Imagine just sitting there for a few hours. Meditating… or letting new story lines develop in the grey space above … Continue reading

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Contrasts – WPhotoC

I was going to move on to something different today but when this scene unfolded I couldn’t resist snapping away. You’ll have to agree with me… the one contrasting splash of colour in the sea of woodland brown and green … Continue reading

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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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Stunning Colour

The Japanese Maple, Acer Palmatum, or as I thought Acer Japonica, are a tree species known worldwide for their colourful foliage. Last Saturday’s walk in Marlay Park had me stumbling upon a few fine specimens. Well, stumbling would me a … Continue reading

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Moody May Monday?

I woke at 06h58 on Sunday morning and by 07h05 I realised I would be back in the workplace in less than 24 hours! That was almost enough to really wind me up proper on a Sunday morning. Oh well, … Continue reading

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The Raven’s Nest

Every time I see these photos I think of a very creative lady. Her blog is named The Raven’s Nest. Please do yourself a visit… you’ll be surprised by the diversity of thoughts and images to enjoy! I was going … Continue reading

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Close – Up… Ailsa’s WTT

You know, sometimes we set off to do something one way and before we even hit a single key on the board something happens to change the approach we were planning. I was reading a few comments to Ailsa’s close-up … Continue reading

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Pheonix Park Wildlife

There are days when things don’t quite make sense. Last weekend was bright… sunny and more than a little pleasant. Yep, and it was Easter Weekend… no, it didn’t rain or blow the roof tiles off. Well, at least for … Continue reading

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Lone Tree Hill Revisited

Some months ago I posted a photo of a tree I’d taken in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Last Saturday I took a few more of the same tree. Why not? I was reminded of that post but I was also drawn … Continue reading

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