Category Archives: Local Curiosity, Local Places

Thursday Thoughts – Who Will Speak For US?

This question has been eating at me for months… as regular visitors may have realised. I began in October with a series of Thursday Thoughts posts… asking questions. I keep urging readers to question everything, a-la Socrates style. I mean, … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Brighter Moments

Short and sweet – let gratitude live with you in the new year… may there always be a moment or three to enjoy… even when you wonder about it all! I’m afraid it has all been predestined – so enjoy … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – a Tale of Three Gardens

Let me begin by saying that this was supposed to be last Saturday’s post – but, I’m afraid life got in the way so, I’m going by the old adage of – rather late than never. Right so… the photos … Continue reading

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Flapper Friday – Sunset Gull…

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Six on Saturday – There’s Success in Being a Straggler…

It’s that time of the year again (here in the northern hemisphere…) when the winter chill is drawing in… the sunlight hours are decreasing rapidly and the last of the summer (what, we had summer?) plants are clinging on to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Country Highway…

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Moments on Monday – Fruitful Weekend!

Have you heard of Prunus Spinosa? No? Well… you should look into this hedgerow fruit, that you should! Why? Because that name means beware! The spinose part comes from the spines… thorny and sharp! So… be dared… go harvest a … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Co Wicklow WWI Memorial Park

The good lady and I occasionally flit off on unplanned, impromptu trips to spots in our vicinity. Earlier this week we stopped at the Memorial Park at Woodenbridge. As we walked from the parking toward the garden the famous Irish … Continue reading

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