Category Archives: Grand Canal

Narrow… as in Narrow Boat

It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – G is for ??

Gosh, this wasn’t an easy choice. There’s the Guinness Storehouse… or, maybe the Grand Canal Basin… or even the Grand Canal… the inner city Circular Line. Or, how about Grafton Street, the touristy pedestrian walkway? I could even throw in … Continue reading

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Off What? Season or Center??

This week’s challenges arrived 3 minutes apart! Both beginning with the word OFF. So, how do I take advantage of the little gift Lady Serendipity has thrown at me again? Do I go off-center or do I go off-season? Why … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts?

Thursdays are those days in the week where one wonders about it all. Has the week been successful? Have I achieved all my targets? How much is left to be doing before I sneak out early on Friday afternoon? I … Continue reading

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Need a Lift?

I was looking through the archives at what mischief I was getting at 2 years ago. On 2 September 2012 I completed my Grand Canal challenge, reaching the Shannon. That was a successful walk and altogether we must have raised … Continue reading

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Dublin Street Views – Misery Hill

I was hunting in the winter folders for a daffodil photo when this photo presented itself. Taken on the 13th of March 2013 when I was still working in town. I’ve walked passed that spot on countless occasions and never … Continue reading

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The Calling Canvas?

I’ll begin today by divulging a secret… no, it’s nothing earth shattering. Actually, to many, it’s not even a secret. I have, in the past, been known to slap paint on the odd canvas, occasionally with mild success. I’ve not … Continue reading

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Glow – Ailsa’s WTT

It’s been quite some time since I’ve taken on one of Ailsa’s weekly challenges. When I laid eyes on this theme I thought of one specific photo… the one I’ll begin with today. I recalled the evening, a walk from work … Continue reading

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