Tag Archives: Art

Alternative A to Z – No NEVER – Don’t Give UP!

Today I’m going to be a bit autobiographical. But please… don’t read it as a trumpet blowing exercise. A month or so ago the Big Six-O rolled around for me. I’ve lived many, many… many up’s and maybe many more … 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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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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Curls on the Beach – Part Two!

Many years ago… in Aug 2011, I did a similarly titled post – about the same piece of art. Only, this time the photo is a lot better… brighter – with a glorious blue-sky backdrop. Today’s photo was taken on … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Art or Not?

So… how do you define art? Is a scribble on a sheet of paper art? Or… must it be a Dutch master or Renaissance artist before it’s art? I don’t know… I suppose it’s the old adage… what works for … Continue reading

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Monday’s Monet Moment!

It is good to have Monet moments, don’t you think? When I took this pic that was the title that grabbed me – My Monet Moment. So, why don’t I share it today? Maybe it will help you to get … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Would You??

Now… there’s a question… would you what? My never-ending question… would you pay to hang one of my photos on your wall? Or… for that matter… would you, in this age of the internet… think it is good that you … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Protector!

How’s this for a bit of wall art? How’s this for a door protector? I spotted and snapped this rather pleasant piece of “graffiti” down at the Arklow Community Centre. The external walls are the canvas for local street artists … Continue reading

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