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Seaside Saturday – the Joys…

A few days ago I fulfilled a promise to this eleven year old! He’s featured on the blog from almost the first post… almost. Anyway, I’ve promised to take him fishing – so, that happened earlier in the week. Now… … Continue reading

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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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CFFC – Close Up… and Personal?

I have many macro photos that could’ve worked well for this challenge… but, as those who know me will testify, I occasionally like being different… yes, just occasionally! Some may even say difficult… not different! Well, I can counter… I’ve … 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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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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T’was Fun!

I’m not big into the holloween thing but I’m the designated pumpkin carver so it is upon me to amuse the kids while creating their masterpieces for them. They choose their own designs. The design for the little pumpkin was … Continue reading

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