Category Archives: Dublin & Leinster Architecture & Other Interesting Sights

My take on things man-made…

Life Diary – Day 21 – Running on Full!

If you’ve been following my blog for a few years, you may know I seem to have a thing for (or with…) the Poolbeg Chimneys. My good lady have even accused me of being obsessive. However, as I don’t work … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Big Sky Dublin Bay

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Life Diary – Day 8 – Thursday Thought – Refraction or Not?

Picture the scene… you’ll travelling along, just minding your own business. You’re in the passenger seat and the driver, in my case my good lady, overtakes a truck. Now, I hasten to add… you’re on a two lane national road … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees – “Y” There?

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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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