Tag Archives: #history

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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My Weekly Challenge – Q is for Quirky and Quaint… Along Dublin’s Quays!

So… I bet, last week, you thought to yourself… I wonder how he’ll deal with the letter Q? Easy! You see… I have an eye for the quint and quirky… but, to my rescue came Dublin’s most endearing and famous … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – I’m a Supertramp!

Way back in the mid seventies, I discovered Supertramp… or maybe, they thrust themselves upon me! I had school mates who had their own den, which they had built into the basement of their parent’s house. It was a place … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes – The Three Bob’s

I’ve been on about the 3 Bob’s for ages. In fact I first posted about the 3 Bob’s on 04 JUN 2012. It was that long ago that I vocalised the idea of being a late-night rock DJ – at … Continue reading

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