Category Archives: Local Places

Alternative A to Z – Seaside – Sunshine, Sky, Surf… Splendid!

Just so happens we had a great few days of sunshine… that meant we spent cool family time on the beach… which meant you’ve been getting a fair sprinkling of sprinting and splashing photos. Well… just to keep that theme … 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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Tuesday’s Traffic Trouble…

I mentioned yesterday that we had a storm sweeping by. I took this photo while passing an incident on the N11, close to Bray in County Wicklow. The emergency services were blocking the left lane of the road so we … Continue reading

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Almost 18 Years – a First!

Yes… after almost 18 years we notched up an Irish first! We pulled an impromptu stunt and took ourselves (and a few bits and pieces) down to our favourite beach for the night! Yep, I’ll be lying if I said … Continue reading

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Favourite Place

Gosh, we can go mad with this week’s challenge, over the top mad, if we really wanted to do so. It took me a few minutes to decide where to begin, which special favourite place to show you first? A … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!!

Week one of 2018 is almost done. We’ve reached the first Friday and if I cast my eye back on this week I have to say I’ve really enjoyed the challenges of the new role. I think… no, I know, … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – April to June

With spring warming up our new world we continued our investigation of the immediate area. Well, occasionally we snuck off further but you were likely to find us out there somewhere… enjoying life! I was still doing the daily commute … Continue reading

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Shimmer… and Sailing!

The latest daily prompt reminded me of a few photos I took last month. I was sitting at the end of the short rock pier in Arklow Bay, watching all before me. It was cloudy but occasionally the sun burst … Continue reading

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