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Ostentatious

OSTENTATIOUS: Characterised by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress. Synonyms: showy, pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel… There you have some of the definitions of the big brassy word! It even sounds ostentatious to say ostentatious. Then… throw in … Continue reading

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Supermoon Fun!!

Eventually the clouds went away so what did we do after the good lady collected me from the station? We went to the beach, of course! I mean… why not, after all… there is this big blob in the sky … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Travel Travails!

Actually, based on yesterday’s rather lengthy and taxing commute I must have a rethink! The train is fine but the bus component is not!! Sorry, capital NOT!! To tell you the truth… the time it takes to walk from the … Continue reading

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Bridge!

Time to break the rules and do a daily prompt, again. How on earth could I not fall for the prompt? I mean… as if I haven’t shown you a bridge or two in the past… why shouldn’t I show … Continue reading

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OMBH Goes Expats Blog!

While fighting the April A to Z survival endurance I noticed the Expats Blog icon on a few blogs’ sidebars. It got me thinking… why not have a look-see when the A to Z is complete. I did and have … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Night Photography

I’m a rank amateur, self-taught photographer. It’s taken me years to build up a bit of knowledge and kit. I read as much as I can but one day you find a bit of new information and then weeks later … Continue reading

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Circle…

All my life’s a circle… sunrise to sundown. Yep… I’ve used those words before in a post. Words written by Harry Chapin… not mine. Yep… wise words. I wasn’t going to do a weekly challenge but then while looking back … Continue reading

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Spooky Moon

Yesterday morning I did the airport run and on the way home the misty surrounding and almost full moon called out for a photo stop.  The Moyglare Church beckoned. There I was… wandering around in my pre-dawn driving outfit… including … Continue reading

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