Tag Archives: Custom House

My Weekly Challenge – Q is for Quirky and Quaint… Along Dublin’s Quays!

So… I bet, last week, you thought to yourself… I wonder how he’ll deal with the letter Q? Easy! You see… I have an eye for the quint and quirky… but, to my rescue came Dublin’s most endearing and famous … Continue reading

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Mirror!

I’m with Jen on this one. I’m also always looking for “the shot!” Like Jen, I’m also always looking at the angels and the options of capturing reflective images. Mirror surfaces, glass, water and glossy paint add extra dimensions to … Continue reading

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Look UP!

Look up? Look up! Look… yes, look up! I really enjoy looking up. I often do so… looking for butterflies up in the trees… looking at aircraft or birds flapping up above. OK… only the birds do the flapping… the … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Sunrise to Sundown…

I think I’ve used the Harry Chapin song as inspiration before. All my life’s a circle… sunrise to sundown… Well, why not again? It’s a rather potent song… a reminder of just how lucky we are to witness a sunrise … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Dopey Dozy Does Dublin!

And so he does! Yes, me… dopey, is going on a walk about.  I’m taking a leaf from Christina B’s book, blog… whatever. She’s gone with galleries to show off her letters for the challenge so for today (and possibly … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – J for Jeanie Jonhston

This replica famine ship is moored at Custom House Quay as this is where most of the famine ship voyages to the Americas began. The ship is currently undergoing renovation work so there is scaffolding all over the stern area… … Continue reading

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Four Down… Part Two

OK… let’s get back to year two of the blog. The day I completed year one I mentioned to the good lady that that’s me… challenge completed. Done! As is her inimitable way… she simply suggested that I could be … Continue reading

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Perfect Symmetry?

The sky seems to glow ever so slightly behind the dome of the Custom House along the Quays in Dublin. However, it looks like a few bits are spoiling the symmetry… a few walkers-by… the scaffolding sticking out a little … Continue reading

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