Category Archives: Dublin & Leinster Architecture & Other Interesting Sights

My take on things man-made…

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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Seaside Saturday – The Pole…

There’s a pole… out in the middle of nowhere… just sticking its long slenderness up unto the Wexford sky. Why? Rumour has it that it’s an observation post… scaled by the observer who then sits atop the pole to have … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Harbour Lights…

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