Tag Archives: #Avoca River

Lens-Artists PC – Arklow Architecture

This week’s challenge give me an opportunity to show you a bit of local architecture. Not all of it is too pretty but some is old… and some very useful. I mean… Arklow has the stone bridge in the country … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Ma Nature’s Glory!

I’m late with this week’s challenge but after seeing the Murtagh’s Meadow post, I thought it a great idea to participate. I mean, who doesn’t appreciate nature? So, to begin with… here’s the comment I left there… Yes… I’m with … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Name Your Storm?

There was a time… when, in honour of the tempestuous temperaments of the fairer variety of homo-sapiens, that storms/ cyclones/ hurricanes/ typhoons/ tropical depressions and the other assortments of fun weather phenomena, were named after said fairer beings. Alas… in … Continue reading

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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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