Category Archives: Local Curiosity, Local Places

Day 28 – Teacher Says… Weekend Homework!

What was one of the first things teacher would say when you got back to school after the holidays? Yes… it usually went something like this… “Now class… it’s so good to see you’ve all returned safely – so, why … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Fleeing Cabin Fever – Already?

Think of it this way – you’re stranded… either on a remote island (on your own) or on a lonely, forsaken headland with a motley collection of rouges and vagabonds. Pretty picture. Now, think of the blessing of being allowed … Continue reading

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Day 24 – In Search of Ethereal Perfection – Wildflower Wednesday

Social distancing – avoiding others – not going where the others are going. As you know, these last few weeks have seen almost all indoor gatherings and outdoor sports events cancelled. However – people have the desire for the outdoors … Continue reading

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Day 16 – the Joys of Being Creative!

There are times when we joke about the hardships we go through for our art – in a very tongue in cheek way. It is known that some artists can only birth their creations through angst-filled experiences. It is apparent … Continue reading

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Day Plenty of the 30 Day Creativity Challenge – What Does Tomorrow Hold?

There’s a mouthful for a Sunday morning. As I mentioned yesterday – the schools are closed but apart from that there are all sorts of rumours about lock-down beginning tomorrow. We don’t yet know the severity – we wonder about … Continue reading

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Day #11- the 30 Day CC – in the Workplace?

Do you take your creativity to the workplace? I do. Well, these days my work is this blog and the magazine, the website and other writing. Only problem with all the creativity of late is that it brings no financial … Continue reading

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Day #10 of the 30 Day CC – Wildflower Wednesday Beginnings

A few months ago I suggested that we get a Wildflower Wednesday challenge going. The idea was to begin after St Patrick’s Day – so, as next Wednesday is the day after the great Irish celebration, why don’t we kick … Continue reading

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Day #9 – 30 Day CC… Tuesday Tale – I Promised You…

“Darling – just imagine this is the promenade deck and you’re looking out at the wide Atlantic. Is that not what you wanted? A cruise?” “But darling… this is not the Atlantic… this is the Irish Sea…” “Yes darling – … Continue reading

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