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Silent Sunday – Donaghmore Round Tower

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I Once Walked There… Lest We Forget!

Once, only once… I walked those hallowed grounds where brittle, icy twigs cracked and exploded underfoot where bone fragments and bits of shrapnel still lay strewn where new roots have set and woods grow tall and strong Once, I walked … Continue reading

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Delicate, Life… WPhotoC

I was about to place a photo for this week’s challenge taken by my good lady wife but then my mind turned to more serious matters and I was again reminded how fragile life can be. Delicately fragile! We are never sure about … Continue reading

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We Salute You Friend!

I won’t lie Mick… looking through the archive to celebrate your life again brought a lump to my throat… again brought tears to my eyes. Yes… we still find it difficult to deal with your sad passing. Yes… we mourn … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget! – War and Peace…

Today is that day again… that day we promise each year never to forget. Then, when the day passes we promptly forget until next year. Maybe, once we have walked those old battlefields and cemeteries we don’t forget quite so easily. Maybe we should set ourselves way-points in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit…

How did this post come about? I’m still working on all the nitty-gritty of all the details but let’s say… if you’re a WP blogger you have more and more tools available as time passes to stimulate your creativity. The wise … Continue reading

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Fun With Fliers…

Sunday saw me take on the penultimate walk of the Grand Canal Challenge armed with more than a handful of the fliers so generously arranged by CL of Midlands SIMON. So? What would be my strategy? How would I approach spreading the word? Well, the closer … Continue reading

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Kilcock Bids Farewell to Mick

The day dawned bright and cold. By the time we arrived at the Church for the ceremony the temperature was still hovering around the zero mark. I took this as a sign of the chilly feelings that were running through the village. … Continue reading

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