Tag Archives: #Avoca River

Whooppee Wednesday Weather!

Yesterday it was all about mellow yellow… but I did mention the chance of fluffy white snow falling about. We went for a walk… why not, it was bright! OK… for you good folk who don’t know about cold… the … Continue reading

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Friday’s Feathered Fact – Photo-Bombed!

Yes… there I was… minding my own p’s and q’s… taking photos of the wildlife, more specifically the bird life… when the boat photo-bombed my shot! Shameful, don’t you think? I think I must start a movement… we can protest! … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … 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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A Saturday Stroll – Walktober 2018

I was lucky enough to discover this event while visiting my old blog buddy Sallyann’s Walktober post. Sallyann took us for a stroll though Weymouth… her new home village. Sallyann and I have a few things in common… we began blogging … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Here!

I just loved this image… leaves floating on the dark river water… telling us just one thing… autumn has us in its mighty grip! I’ve had a go at seeing how many species I can identify among the leaves… why … Continue reading

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Saturday Six Word Story – Willie B

Willie B – will the fish bite tonight?

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Colourful Boats – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

We live in a port town so we see boats quite often. Red, blue, green and white… even the odd yellow hull and sail can be seen. So, as Arklow is the home of Arklow Shipping I will do a … Continue reading

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