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Thursday Thought… Choices?

So… here’s the question… If you could (occasionally – weather permitting…) view this vista on a warm spring day… … would you mind calling this home? Rather difficult choice… don’t you think? Advertisements

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Alternative A to Z – Tuesday’s Train Travel…

Well, actually the trip was yesterday but as today is the might “T”… I may as well change tack totally… away from the sea… and onto the railway tracks! We booked a short return trip on the vintage RPSI Easter … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Arklow Architecture

This week’s challenge give me an opportunity to show you a bit of local architecture. Not all of it is too pretty but some is old… and some very useful. I mean… Arklow has the stone bridge in the country … Continue reading

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Marine Moment Monday

I love going down to the beach – but always pass by the harbour to see what’s going on. I often walk to the beach and stop off anywhere along the moorings to see if I can get a snap … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Old Age…

Here’s a photo I took a few week’s ago… to get the cloud but also to capture a moment in time. Both the old gypsum factory and the boat have long passed their sell-by dates. We can only wonder how … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Wicklow Town’s Black Castle Ruins

We’ve called into Wicklow Town a few mornings, last year. Wow… it sounds so far away… last year! This photo was taken on 17 November 2018 – really not that long ago. That pile of stone on the high ground … Continue reading

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A Saturday Stroll – Walktober 2018

I was lucky enough to discover this event while visiting my old blog buddy Sallyann’s Walktober post. Sallyann took us for a stroll though Weymouth… her new home village. Sallyann and I have a few things in common… we began blogging … Continue reading

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My Weekly Photo Challenge – R for Royal Canal

The Royal Canal… one of Ireland’s major inland waterways. I won’t do a history lesson… that would keep us here for a week or longer. I’ll just say the advent of the railroad and later road transport seriously affected the … Continue reading

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