Tag Archives: #Liffey

The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – January to March 2018

This thing we call 2018 was indeed an interesting time. Here in Ireland, we experienced one of the biggest snow storms in living memory. The Beast from the East met and married Storm Emma – that’s if I remember her … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom – Blogging Sucks… or, Does It?

As mentioned in yesterday’s post… the muse pushed off to the pub… without inviting me to join. Now, here I sit… wondering what to do next? I think I’m simply trying too hard. I’ve been doing a daily post since … 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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My Weekly Challenge – O for Out There!

We’ve reached “O”… going along just fine. As I believe my blog is mostly a celebration of the outdoors I think I’ll use the word “out” as the photo tag to put together today’s gallery. As many of you know, … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – L for Lines… of any Type!

Lines… crooked or straight. Lines… on the road or swung between poles. Power lines of sun rays making snazzy lines in the sky. Straight lines… bent lines… curves and even circles… they are lines… not so? So… here’s a conglomeration … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees – Liffey Style

We went walk-about in Dublin on Saturday afternoon. A stroll along the River Liffey usually provides much to see and even though downtown Dublin is essentially rather low-rise in comparison with many other capital cities, there is still much to … Continue reading

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