Tag Archives: Midlands SIMON

Come Walking – Again!

On Tuesday, I took you for a walk along the Royal Canal… but, the aficionados won’t forgive me if I don’t take you for a meander along Leinster’s other great waterway. Yep, some say the Grand Canal is a much … Continue reading

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Need a Lift?

I was looking through the archives at what mischief I was getting at 2 years ago. On 2 September 2012 I completed my Grand Canal challenge, reaching the Shannon. That was a successful walk and altogether we must have raised … Continue reading

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Double Dose – Friendship Friday Ditty Day…

I think there may be a few folk who are wondering if my series featuring Irish lasses has come to an end. The answer is a definite NO! This week I’m sharing another bit of special… but there’s a twist. This lady lives … Continue reading

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Winter – Ailsa’s WTT

Well, here in Ailsa’s home town we’ve been living with the benefits of the supposed global warming syndrome for a few December weeks… yep, 13 or 14 degrees C in the middle of December is unheard of, is it not? … Continue reading

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Dublin Street Views – O’Connoll Street

Last Saturday I showed you Dublin’s Spire in the Tilted post inspired by Ailsa. Ailsa is a lass who hails from this neck of the woods but has now been traveling so long that she may have forgotten what Ireland looks like … Continue reading

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Royal Canal – Liffey to 6th Lock

01 June saw me along the Royal Canal again. Since reaching the Shannon some time in October 2011 much has happened.  I’d walked the Grand Canal in 2012 in aid of Midlands SIMON so it seemed quite natural to do … Continue reading

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Slow and Tired…

You get those days when you just don’t seem to get going. Today is just such a day for me. I’m suffering the consequences, or after effects, of my first Royal Canal walk. I set off with a bit of … Continue reading

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Costume – Ailsa’s WTT.

When I first saw the challenge arrive I thought Ailsa had me stumped  However, within 30 seconds I knew the way forward on this one. Costume. Now there’s one for the book, thought I. Where will I find something? Well, as today is the … Continue reading

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