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Transport…

I was in the process of putting together another post for today when Ailsa’s weekly travel theme arrived. Transport. Sorry… I pushed the other post away and jumped at this challenge. Just a few seconds for me to recall all … Continue reading

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Narrow… as in Narrow Boat

It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading

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Pairs!

Pairs… yes, twos… one and one! That’s the past Ailsa wants to go down this week. Pairs! I gave it a bit f thought and realise the good lady had omitted Dublin’s most famous pair! Yep… the Poolbeg Chimneys. How … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – R is for the Royal Canal

So… why have I chosen the Royal Canal? I mean… it’s not exclusively only restricted to Dublin. It begins on the River Liffey, not far from the Dublin Port, and winds its way across Leinster all the way to the … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Kilcock and Kildare

Before the April A to Z began I was doing my own Dublin A to Z which I have to continue when May rolls around again. I cheated a little then by featuring Kilcock because it’s “our” village. It’s in … Continue reading

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Move – So Slow!

This week Ailsa challenges us to get on the move. I have so many blurry photos of me trying to get birds on the wing… or butterflies taking off… or cars making light trails at night. I have blurry photos … 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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Converge…

I scratched around a bit to find something for this week’s challenge. When I saw this image it asked, with a certain liquid clarity, to be shown… water passing through the sluices of lock gates. Millions of molecules of H2O converging … Continue reading

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