Tag Archives: Blackwater

HBA Visits Kilcock (and Surrounds)

Before I get going with today’s post I want to thank all the folk who’ve clicked the ‘like’ and ‘follow’ options in the last while. I’ve tried to reply to all comments but as my time is so limited I … Continue reading

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Rambler Cruises Our Home Waters…

The tale of our involvement with the Rambler continues along the stretch of the Royal we call home water. We again caught sight of her just after noon on Sunday (04 Dec) as she approached Kilmore Bridge to the west … Continue reading

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The Lads…

While I’m on about all the great things happening along the canals in Ireland it will be less than proper of me if I don’t mention the lads and lassies from Waterways Ireland… they are a pretty dedicated bunch. Often … Continue reading

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Duckling doing ‘Daffy’… and 31B

While out walking on Saturday I startled a duck… she did the usual stunt… flying off in one direction while the ducklings went in the other. We saw this duck with her 3 little one’s while cruising with MF on 31B. However, … Continue reading

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Fun in The Sun!

Well, if you need any proof that too much of a good thing can be rather bad for you then have a read of this. I think the sun got to me… big time! Junior son and I have been … Continue reading

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Friday Stroll… Interesting!

More yellow balls… yes, our good fortune continues! I remembered the hat this time… not much use for most of the walk though… the wind threatened at every opportunity to blow it across the canal… I value the hat… acquired some years ago at a stall in … Continue reading

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