Tag Archives: GSA

The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists — Small is Beautiful

Small… yes, it is beautiful! When you get down on your knees and do a macro of a mushroom or snail… or a Small Blue butterfly… then you understand the value of small being beautiful! Small Blues are Ireland’s smallest … Continue reading

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Animal Action

This week’s challenge is all about action.  Capture nature, people, objects, or animals on the move.   Not my words, rather, the opening line of this week’s challenge. So… I will give you some animal action. Mostly dogs. I love snapping away … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

Bank holiday Monday! What a pleasure to have the sun around this weekend! Yesterday, we took two of the grandsons to the beach. What fun! I think today we’ll head off to another beach… why not? I mean… it’s not … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – RUN!

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Beloved – AJ

I don’t know why but as soon as I read Jen’s post I thought of this photo. The little lad sitting among the bluebells has a special place in AJ, the storyteller’s, heart. You see… I stole his initials when … Continue reading

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Cheeky!

While I was looking for photos to use for yesterday’s post I passed by quite a few of the grandkids. Now, I’ll throw in a few… just because I can’t help but think you’ll agree with me when I say … Continue reading

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Then… and Now!

When that wild one Ophelia swept through here a month or so ago she really threw stuff around and caused seemingly immovable objects to jump about! Here’s a photo, taken some months ago, showing the old marker beacon located at … Continue reading

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