Category Archives: Dublin & Leinster Architecture & Other Interesting Sights

My take on things man-made…

Nap Time?

It’s been a rather hectic few days… into the big smoke on Friday… through the big smoke on Saturday… but yesterday, down to our favourite beach for a leg-stretch! On the way back, I spotted this bit of sand art… … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Trees and Tunes – Chilly… Hot!

Yesterday I was on about the changeable weather… well, it got better! On Sunday, we took a drive back to the old Kilcock haunts. Birthdays mean happy family time-sharing… so, it was only right that we went inland. Now… sometime … Continue reading

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Curls on the Beach – Part Two!

Many years ago… in Aug 2011, I did a similarly titled post – about the same piece of art. Only, this time the photo is a lot better… brighter – with a glorious blue-sky backdrop. Today’s photo was taken on … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Art or Not?

So… how do you define art? Is a scribble on a sheet of paper art? Or… must it be a Dutch master or Renaissance artist before it’s art? I don’t know… I suppose it’s the old adage… what works for … Continue reading

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Monday Mobility – Outbound…

There’ll be little chat today… but I need to share something great, very soon! In the meantime, we called into Dublin on Saturday… cold but bright, so… we went to one of our favourite stops – the Great South Wall … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wildlife – The Gathering

Picture this… Phoenix Park… the green, green grass of home… well, that is so if you’re a deer in the park. Also picture the low winter sun illuminating the surrounds… bouncing off the blanket of steel grey clouds… accentuating the … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Protector!

How’s this for a bit of wall art? How’s this for a door protector? I spotted and snapped this rather pleasant piece of “graffiti” down at the Arklow Community Centre. The external walls are the canvas for local street artists … Continue reading

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