Category Archives: Local Curiosity, Local Places

Alternative A to Z – Tuesday Tunes – Brief…

I was doing research on Sunday night… while busy with a SBT Radio show. I wanted to pull today’s song into the show… and while looking for a little info about John Kilzer, I realised he’d passed away in March… … Continue reading

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April A to Z? Alternative and Art… Mono!

Happy April Fool’s Day – happy Monday… happy day! Happy happy. And if you’re wondering… I’m not doing the “official” April A to Z… but I’ve been itching to do a black and white month – and drag in a … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Snack Time!

We watched this seal having itself a good feed… and right in front of us! I didn’t even have to change lenses. However, the river water was so dark that it wasn’t easy to keep up with the seal’s movements… … Continue reading

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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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Seaside Saturday – Lift and Shift!

Yep, lift and shift. This is a term I learned this week, from one of the lads masterminding the lifting and shifting of the brand new boat in picture. The whole process took about three working days… and then there … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Around the Neighbourhood…

I’ve shown you so much of our little town and surrounds, so… how do I do justice to Tina’s challenge this week? Well, why not show you a few quirky pics? Let’s begin with the cormorant roost, a photo of … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Big Brother? Big Sister??

I’m wondering… if a small fishing boat chugs past the impressive naval vessel… does it wonder if big brother cares much about it?  But that’s got me wondering even more… aren’t ships supposed to be referred to as she? That … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Arklow Architecture

This week’s challenge give me an opportunity to show you a bit of local architecture. Not all of it is too pretty but some is old… and some very useful. I mean… Arklow has the stone bridge in the country … Continue reading

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