Category Archives: Train Tales

Alternative A to Z – Tuesday’s Train Travel…

Well, actually the trip was yesterday but as today is the might “T”… I may as well change tack totally… away from the sea… and onto the railway tracks! We booked a short return trip on the vintage RPSI Easter … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – January to March 2018

This thing we call 2018 was indeed an interesting time. Here in Ireland, we experienced one of the biggest snow storms in living memory. The Beast from the East met and married Storm Emma – that’s if I remember her … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – W is for WATER… and Wine!!

Water – the stuff of life! Water, the stuff of death. Yes… water, we need it… but, in all its forms it can be a killer too! Steam – for propulsion or sanitation, water for irrigation or leisure… and ice, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom – Blogging Sucks… or, Does It?

As mentioned in yesterday’s post… the muse pushed off to the pub… without inviting me to join. Now, here I sit… wondering what to do next? I think I’m simply trying too hard. I’ve been doing a daily post since … Continue reading

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Bridge – More of Dublin!

I know I shouldn’t be doing this but yesterday’s post about the Samuel Beckett Bridge reminded me of all the other Dublin bridges I’ve showed over the years. So, why don’t I be lazy and throw together another gallery. I … Continue reading

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Transport…

I was in the process of putting together another post for today when Ailsa’s weekly travel theme arrived. Transport. Sorry… I pushed the other post away and jumped at this challenge. Just a few seconds for me to recall all … 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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Friday Fact – Gold Rush!

Fine… I’ve got your juices flowing, haven’t I? The mere mention of a gold rush will get many a heartbeat notching up a beat or twenty. So… if I share a few details about a gold rush in Ireland’s Co … Continue reading

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