Tag Archives: Boyne

Sound… Seductive!

Ailsa was just a tad late with her challenge this weekend… so, I’ll begin this week with a few reminders of my most favourite sounds! Waves crashing on the beach… or breakwater, even in a roaring wind… it’s a fine … Continue reading

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Lascivious Little Larry Lep Loves Luscious Lady Lucy

Larry sat, precariously balanced at the very tip of the old oak’s highest branch. He’d reversed his jacket, changing the colour from bright red to dappled green… to make himself almost invisible. Only the tufts of bushy eyebrows flashed coppery … Continue reading

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Land Meets Water – Water Meets Land

This week Ailsa’s travel challenge really offers us  an opportunity to delve into the archives and show photos that we may have neglected. Land meets water. Ireland is surrounded by water and rainfall plays an important part in life here. … Continue reading

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Doing the Double!

I enjoy umbrella photos. I’ve often attempted to take snaps from beneath the umbrella while walking. You must get a bit of umbrella into the frame… for effect! A few weeks ago we took a stroll along the River Boyne … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!!

There we have it again! We’ve barely wiped our eyes and Friday rolls around again!! I hope you’ve had a very productive week and that you enjoy the day and your weekend! This pic was taken along the Boyne Canal … Continue reading

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Ruins and Rain

Yesterday I mentioned the ruins of Dunmoe Castle, on the north bank of the River Boyne, a few miles north of Navan in County Meath. The spring meadows looked the part… buttercup fields surrounded the high walls, taking the mind … Continue reading

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Spring Splendour!

I’ll continue with our Boyne Canal walk. About halfway back toward Navan town there’s a set of castles, one on the north bank of the river and one on the south bank. The north bank structure must have been an … Continue reading

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The Fly?

We dropped the lads outside Slane Castle on Saturday afternoon (for the Foo Fighters concert) and then we went off for a stroll along the River Boyne. Last September I’d discovered the walk, quite by accident, so while we were … Continue reading

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