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Silent Sunday – Remembering…

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OMBH Goes Expats Blog!

While fighting the April A to Z survival endurance I noticed the Expats Blog icon on a few blogs’ sidebars. It got me thinking… why not have a look-see when the A to Z is complete. I did and have … Continue reading

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Beach Lights

I’m keeping with things bright and summery. Why not? I took this photo down at Sandymount Strand while chasing Holly Blue butterflies. They were flitting about the blackberry brambles and I was snapping away. I mean… spending time on a … Continue reading

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Disgruntlement!

Something miffed me at work the other day… so, I sat wondering about my disgruntlement. Then I sat wondering about the word disgruntlement. Does it even exist or have I disfigured the English language… again? A quick search in the … Continue reading

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Adventure – WPhotoC

Michelle temps our sense of adventure this week… the sea in the shot. The sea, the mother of all adventure, says I. How many lonely folk have set off to discover whatever on a new shore… whenever? The sea… enchanting, … Continue reading

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Boats

Yesterday I mentioned boats. The idea stems from a recent post by Livvy, another lucky resident of Cork, that charming city down in the tropical south of Ireland. I must say, my fondness for boats doesn’t need much encouragement but … Continue reading

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Perspective – WPhotoC

This week Ash challenges us to get creative with perspective. What’s the old story about a photo never lying? Well, with all the software around these days it’s easy to manipulate any photo into doing just that… lie. However, as … Continue reading

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Silver – Ailsa’s WTT

Silver – that shiny sheen that’s always played second cousin to gold. However, let’s be honest… silver is the precious metal of the common man. Yes, it’s value allows us mere mortals to acquire something of lasting value without breaking … Continue reading

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