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Happy Friday – Solstice Aftermath… OH Dread!

Maybe, just maybe… if I’d grown up in the northern hemisphere and was born the son of a pagan druid, the summer solstice may have had some special meaning for me. But alas… the only meaning it has is one … Continue reading

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Unlikely – Storms!

If you’d asked me a year ago if I’d ever have to stay at home for days because of the weather I would have said it’s unlikely. Maybe a day at most but not days. Then, if you’d asked me … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Sally Gap

Yesterday, I took the slow road home. The beauty of this totally de-stressing exercise is exactly that… de-stressing on a Friday afternoon after a mildly manic workweek. There was a light dusting of snow in places… remnants of an earlier … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

Yep, what do you do when you commute? That’s to say, if you’re lucky enough to have to go through the workweek pleasure of getting to and from work. Maybe you’re so unlucky that you commute from your bedroom to … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – January to March

So we come to the end of another year. For us it was a hectic one. I commuted 1000 kilometres per week to and from work. Draining. We spent most of our free time exploring our new surrounds as we’d … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!

Yes, today is a happy day for me. My first day at the new job! New challenges and promises of positive outcomes if I’m successful! Now, me… I don’t intend to fail! This new role came out of the blue. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Titbits…

I’ve mentioned before that I sleep out on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. This is after I managed to change my work terms and conditions. I’ve managed to cut down my commute for work from 1000 kms per week to about … Continue reading

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Sunrise Splendour

This photo was taken on Thursday morning. I was on the way to work but the sunrise stopped me. Needless-to-say… the heron helped just a little. Photo taken along the Malahide Estuary just north of Dublin. There’s a story here… … Continue reading

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