Tag Archives: GCD

My Weekly Challenge – C is for Canals!

It’s been a while since I’ve shown you anything canal. Boats, barges… locks and towpaths. They all make up a very interesting part of the Irish landscape. There are two canals that begin in Dublin and end on the Shannon. … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While…

When was the last time I posted a Grand Canal Dock photo? When last have I showed you the buildings around the dock? When last did I say that more than five years ago, I ruled the roost in that … Continue reading

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Heritage Boat Assosiation

How could I not do a post about Ireland’s inland waterways? I’ve been fascinated by he canals and barges ever since arriving in Ireland. Mostly though, I’ve been warmly welcomed by Bargees! I’ve learned so much from them so why … Continue reading

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Beat the Conundrum Drum!

Today, just for a change, I’m doing a daily prompt… just because I love the word! However, that has left me with a conundrum of sorts. What shall I give you for a photo? I mean… if I beat the … Continue reading

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Transport…

I was in the process of putting together another post for today when Ailsa’s weekly travel theme arrived. Transport. Sorry… I pushed the other post away and jumped at this challenge. Just a few seconds for me to recall all … Continue reading

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Morning… Hasn’t Broken!

No… it’s still fixed! Well, at least so it seems. Last time I looked it rolled around as it has been doing for as long as our kind has been around… and then some! However, here in Ireland the morning … Continue reading

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Narrow… as in Narrow Boat

It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading

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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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