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Travel Tuesday – The Martians Have Landed!

So… I’ll move speedily on from yesterday’s rant. Yes, heavy topics on a Monday are usually not called for but then… I needed to vent! A spleen clean. Medication and reactive treatments are all the rage. Smoking pot is frowned … Continue reading

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History

History is relative. Yes… if you’re from a “new world country” then your perception of history, as based on western norms, could be slightly skewed. I often have to remind myself, especially when walking along the canals, that living in … Continue reading

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Narrow… as in Narrow Boat

It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading

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The April A to Z Ouch!!

It was my first go at the April A to Z. Will it be my last? No… I’ve already put a few ideas away for next year. One of this year’s challenge posts may have a spin-off… or, indeed 26 … Continue reading

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Earth

Spring. When the earth comes to life. When man puts in extra effort to harvest an early crop. When hard work, rain and sunshine turn the seeds in the earth into crops. When the earth is painted with the vivid … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Kilcock and Kildare

Before the April A to Z began I was doing my own Dublin A to Z which I have to continue when May rolls around again. I cheated a little then by featuring Kilcock because it’s “our” village. It’s in … Continue reading

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April A to Z – C for Cricket!

Today, day three, we change tack… onto sport. Yesterday was the T20 World Cup. What an occasion. What a tournament. I’m not the world’s greatest T20 enthusiast but I must say, the skills levels of so many teams have improved … Continue reading

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Half Light

The light in Ireland is often great for photography or art. Soft light at these latitudes. But… as Ireland is also a tad wet most of the time I’m often heard humming the Johnny Nash classic… I can see clearly … Continue reading

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