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Free Fall Fun!

Last Saturday a few work folk went off on a bucket list endeavour. Seems they formed a pact to see who would chicken out first but are very cagey in saying if one of the members, who I thought was … Continue reading

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These Four Walls?

Old walls… how many tales? You tell me. How? Easy. Sit for five minutes… even three… look at the photo and then let your mind wonder. I’m sure knights in armour or nights of passion will spring to mind. Why … Continue reading

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Walking Past The Past…

I walked past the old workplace. On a cool, blustery wet winter’s Saturday evening it looked cold, kitsch and uninviting. I kid you not. Tall, sterile glass facades… even kitscher plastic Christmas trees and other assorted decorations unadorned the place. … Continue reading

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The Boss Jumps – Overcoming Fear!!

Saturday 05 Oct 2013 will be remembered by many for a very long time. One family will always remember the day with fondness, of that I’m sure. The day began quite inauspiciously for a few folk. They managed to drive … Continue reading

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Distance – Ailsa’s WTT…

The word distance. It could imply separation… or promise. It could evoke memories of stir yearning. It could… and can create a whole set of problems associated with the separation of two places. How far to go? It matters not … Continue reading

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Go with the FLOW!! Ailsa’s WTT

This week I won’t swim upstream. No, why should I? Why should I make life difficult for myself when the challenge is set. FLOW… no, not against it… rather with it. The good lady has posted 5 photos. So, I’ll … Continue reading

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SIMON Week – Mind The Gap

Last week’s writing challenge had me telling you all about my take on minding the gap. The Gap? The gap between the have’s and the have-nots’. I went further…  about my passion for getting involved with our local village… helping … Continue reading

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Onward to Tullamore…

Where do I start? As they say in the classics… why not at the beginning? It was one of those rushed Sunday Mornings… again. The good lady taxi driver needed to throw me off well before ten thirty to get … Continue reading

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