Tag Archives: #history

Seaside Saturday – Spion Kop – History Speaks

Today I won’t only do a six word story – but I’ll throw in a bit of history and a few interesting facts about a hill just north of the town in Ireland where we live. Spion Kop immortalised – … Continue reading

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A Handful of Fun!

Just recently we added a metal detector to our fun tools! This photo was taken yesterday – after we spent two hours on the beach – hunting in the crevices, at low tide! Nine coins – seemingly all pre-euro coins … Continue reading

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Final Farewell… Yes, I know!

OK so… yesterday I said farewell to NYC… pity, seems I’m the only one who can see my video on YouTube! Bit of a drat moment really – because the Lou Reed song fits so well with what I was … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Manhattan Shoreline

Right… as promised – we continue our flash visit to New York City – this time we get a distant view of the Statue of Liberty in the yonder … and wonder how many folk first set foot on North … Continue reading

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Friendship Friday – Tempranillo

Imagine naming your blog after a grape cultivar – just because you can. And why can you? Because the grape cultivar is ingrained in your history and cultural psyche – because the Tempranello grape is the key cultivar of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Muzzling Wisdom?

I’ll keep this short… What is wisdom? Where is wisdom found? In books? By experience? By discussion? By study of history? By listening to endless mass media news releases? Maybe all of the above… maybe just by living life and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wildflower Wednesday – Navelwort

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Saturday’s Six-Word Story – Stone Reptiles…

Curvy stone reptiles… ancient myth protectors…

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