Tag Archives: Co Donegal

The Year That Was – January to March 2018

This thing we call 2018 was indeed an interesting time. Here in Ireland, we experienced one of the biggest snow storms in living memory. The Beast from the East met and married Storm Emma – that’s if I remember her … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – H is for Hills, Green Hills!

Ireland has no real mountains, even though many higher points are called mountains. At 1038 meters,  Carrauntoohil is the highest point on the island of Ireland… so, I think there will be many who will agree that we rather have hills. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wave!

If you lived at the coast at any point in your life you would know about a surfboard. Yep… if you’d lived along the African continent’s southern most coastline you would most certainly know all about J-bay’s Supertubes! One of … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – B is for Beach!

Yep… it’s summer here in Ireland so it will be daft of me not to feature the beach… or, many beaches! I’ll have to admit… winter light often adds to beach colours so this gallery is made up of all … Continue reading

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Tuesday Thought – Which Way?

Sometimes… when faced with a difficult decision, it may be wise to investigate the options before making the choice. As they say in the classics… Fail to plan… plan to fail! OK… enough pontificating. I wanted to use the photo … Continue reading

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Friday’s Frivolous Story…

Here’s a story you don’t have to believe. I’m not talking porkies, I promise. This bit of beach must be the third most northerly beach in Ireland. And, only by about ten meters is it not the most northerly beach. … Continue reading

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There’s a Story… and then… there’s Many Stories!!

I surely can’t let a challenge go by that invites me to tell you a story… about a story, or thirteen! But, before we get there… I’ve wanted to throw together a wee gallery of some of the sights we … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Curves

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