Tag Archives: #Diaspora

Culture? WPhotoC…

I was looking through a few other blogger’s latest posts which is a habit formed over my blogging travels. I usually don’t delete ‘like’ notifications and then when I have a bit of free time I visit each blogger’s pages … Continue reading

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Lunchtime – WPhotoC – St Patrick’s Style!

All roads lead to Ireland during this weekend. If it can’t be Ireland for real then at least Ireland in spirit. The diaspora has gone forth and taken the culture far and wide. They even have green fun in the White House. I wonder … Continue reading

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WeeklyWC: A Picture… of Perfection?

This week Michelle has asked quite a bit… look at a photo and tell the tale… 1000 words seems so much… until you sit down and allow the juices to flow. The beginnings of the tale arose in my mind on the … Continue reading

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Circles or Squares? – The Round Baler…

The Republic of Ireland’s history offers many interesting anomalies. One of the best know is the fact that before the famines of the 1800’s and the ensuing Diaspora the population was well in excess of 8 million souls. OK… that’s … Continue reading

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Focus On: Expat Life Blogs – Saffers at Large…

Life has a way of keeping one on one’s tows and entertained in ways we don’t always anticipate. That makes the whole process of living so much more fun, does it not? I was drawn into two separate chats/ discussions/ tirades/ commiserations about the lot … Continue reading

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The Saffers at Large…

As mentioned some weeks ago, one of the ever-increasing numbers to play a part in the South African statistics game is the ceaseless flow of emigration. There are all sorts of facts and figures, myths and rumours abounding. The only … Continue reading

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