Category Archives: Local Curiosity

SAD Theory!

The first few years after arriving in Ireland weren’t easy. Especially the winters. How so? Well bringing a family from the warm southern hemisphere country of South Africa really impacted our lifestyle, especially in winter! Did I say especially in … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Sunrise Serenade

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Hideout!

Many will wonder about my take on this prompt. Surely a hideout is a place hidden far out of sight? Up along a lonely, twisting wooded lane… over the forgotten hill, around the bend and up the last part of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees

Somewhere between Rathdrum and Avoca in Co Wicklow is a picnic spot. For reasons that shall be explained tomorrow or the next day, I stayed in the car while the good lady took a stroll down to the river for … Continue reading

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Down Nostalgia Lane…

Yesterday we took a stroll down the nostalgia track… the hedgerows and the towpaths, to harvest autumn berries and simply enjoy the turning colours. I like the idea of remembering our yesterdays and even our yesteryear’s. My friends from down … Continue reading

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Mirror!

I’m with Jen on this one. I’m also always looking for “the shot!” Like Jen, I’m also always looking at the angels and the options of capturing reflective images. Mirror surfaces, glass, water and glossy paint add extra dimensions to … Continue reading

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Morning… Hasn’t Broken!

No… it’s still fixed! Well, at least so it seems. Last time I looked it rolled around as it has been doing for as long as our kind has been around… and then some! However, here in Ireland the morning … Continue reading

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The Cherry… on Top!

I was going to do one of my occasional Tuesday Travel posts but while going through  the gallery I realised I had something to go with this week’s theme. Yep, those who follow cricket will confirm that the red ball … Continue reading

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