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Monthly T200 – Spring!

Aaaah! That enigma that is at times more of a mindset than a reality. That concept we all long for… year after year it’s the same. We wait… through the cold dark winter. We wait for the first signs… we … Continue reading

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One Bird… My Bank Holiday Cheat…

Today is a bank holiday here in Ireland. Back in SA we called them public holidays so I suspect they’ll be known by a few other names around the world. Feast days? Celebration days? Play days? It matters not what … Continue reading

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Two Birds… Phew…

Phew?? Why? Well… scroll down just a tad and you’ll see the labours that turned out to be yesterday’s post. The gallery took me hours to do. Hours of shuttle diplomacy included. Bug shuttle diplomacy, if you get my drift. … Continue reading

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Colours Pale… Colours Bright!

The weekend saw me do two posts… the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge was colours and Ailsa’s Weekly Travel Theme was pale… All sorts of combinations could well be possibly… so, why not do a combined post starting off with the two pics from … Continue reading

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Synchronised Tails Up!

Last week I asked you the question ‘What Happened Next?’ Today I continue the tale of our two resident mallards. It seems the loving cavorting and bonding have settled our two love ducks somewhat. Their skittish flight every time they spotted any … Continue reading

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What Happened Next?

To take up the story from yesterday… the place where we’re living now has a pond. In the last while the signs of spring have been rather evident in and around the water. There have been romantic scenes as well. What do … Continue reading

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Monthly T200 – Pets

Once I was taught about a fat cat sitting on the mat Or, was it all about a farmer’s tatty scarecrow’s hat? Then, there was the story of the neighbourhood dog Who’s forever chasing cars while croaking like a frog? … Continue reading

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An Afternoon’s Outing…

The article below is the latest submitted to the local quarterly. It is also the first bit of work I earned something for!! A very handy Christmas hamper… now, should I say I’ve arrived as a writer?? Have a look-see… and enjoy!! … Continue reading

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