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Down the Nostalgia Track…

I’m going on a detour. Yes… as Jeffgolenski invites us to think back on traditions and past memories for this week’s challenge, my mind started doing strange things! As an expat I’m reminded of the old home country and it’s … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – Quirky… Quaint – Phoenix Park!

Sorry… this is a cheat! On two levels. Yesterday’s “P” just didn’t allow me to add Phoenix Park. Now, that raises its own questions. Missing Phoenix Park? Not on! It just so happens to be one of the largest city … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers

We’ve seen quite a bit of action at the garden pond in the last few days. Magpies, a heron and some mallards. Fortunately I’ve managed to get a few photos of them all so here’s a little gallery. Friday again! … Continue reading

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The Moment

I will often stand and watch to see if the bird will take off. Sometimes, if you approach very slowly you can get quite close before the moment occurs. However, getting a good photo is not always that easy so … Continue reading

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The Magpie Takeoff!

If you look closely in the gap just to the left of the magpie you’ll see the faint, blurry outline of a chimney tower. I was trying to set up the photo to get the Poolbeg Chimneys in the gap … Continue reading

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Extra, Extra… Extra? WPhotoC

Well, obviously Miss Serendipity threw me a biggie for the Friday that was the thirteenth! Just to prove it is indeed a lucky day… cats, ladders and all! Imagine the challenge arriving, Michelle asking us to post a photo with … Continue reading

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Fuzzy, the Magpie and the Pheasant

Once upon a time lived a cat. No ordinary cat. The cat that lived… yes, he lived in our house. Our cat then… the cat that lived in our house. Fuzzy, the critter with only three good legs. Yes, our … Continue reading

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Pheonix Park Wildlife

There are days when things don’t quite make sense. Last weekend was bright… sunny and more than a little pleasant. Yep, and it was Easter Weekend… no, it didn’t rain or blow the roof tiles off. Well, at least for … Continue reading

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