Category Archives: Boating

Silent Sunday – BIG RED – Poolbeg Lighthouse

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Seaside Saturday – Lift and Shift!

Yep, lift and shift. This is a term I learned this week, from one of the lads masterminding the lifting and shifting of the brand new boat in picture. The whole process took about three working days… and then there … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Ship Ahoy!

From time to time we visit the Big Smoke on Saturdays or Sunday mornings… and then, we trot, well no… we drive down to The Great Wall. This very long wall… built between the 1700 and 1800’s… is an amazing … Continue reading

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Flapper Friday – Neighbourhood special!

Yes, I know I usually do bird posts on Fridays… so, I’ll begin with this photo… just to prove I’m trying to stick with tradition… even if it’s my man-made tradition… I spotted this fella flying by… trailing a banner. … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Around the Neighbourhood…

I’ve shown you so much of our little town and surrounds, so… how do I do justice to Tina’s challenge this week? Well, why not show you a few quirky pics? Let’s begin with the cormorant roost, a photo of … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Big Brother? Big Sister??

I’m wondering… if a small fishing boat chugs past the impressive naval vessel… does it wonder if big brother cares much about it?  But that’s got me wondering even more… aren’t ships supposed to be referred to as she? That … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Arklow Architecture

This week’s challenge give me an opportunity to show you a bit of local architecture. Not all of it is too pretty but some is old… and some very useful. I mean… Arklow has the stone bridge in the country … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – David vs Goliath?

We were on the beach a few days ago… Junior Son was amusing the grand-darlings… tossing and hopping stones. I was amusing myself… taking photos of one of the Irish Naval Services’ vessels, about to raise anchor and go off … Continue reading

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