Tag Archives: #history

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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