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Flippant Friday – Closed For Business?

Most small businesses are shut or operating behind closed doors – deliveries only kind of thing. That’s if the government has not decided the business is non-essential and deemed it should remain closed. Taking a walk to collect my repaired … Continue reading

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Continue the Quest!

I have a feeling I’ll continue questing a little longer this week. I mean… as I mentioned the other day… my dreams fuel my quests. Or, was that my quests fuel my dreams? Both! Today’s photo really fits. It always … Continue reading

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FIERCE!

Fierce: adjective having or displaying a violent or ferocious aggressiveness. “fierce fighting continued throughout the day” Synonyms: ferocious, savage, vicious; wild, feral, untamed, undomesticated; aggressive, bloodthirsty, dangerous; cruel, brutal, murderous; menacing, threatening, terrible, grim “a fierce black mastiff” aggressive, cut-throat, competitive; keen, intense, strong, relentless … Continue reading

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Street Harmony!

Ailsa’s theme this week is harmony. The good lady’s first photo is of a harp player busking on a Dublin street. That got me thinking… I have also posted a photo of the selfsame lady in the past. So, Ailsa … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – P is for Poolbeg

Poolbeg, both the lighthouse and the two chimneys. Both iconic Dublin landmarks. I’ve done the odd post about the chimneys before. I’ve featured the lighthouse as well. Not too many moons ago the chimneys faced an uncertain future. There was … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wailing Wild Winter Weather Warning

This is Ireland. This is a place where more conversations begin with a topic related to the latest storm hitting the country or end with something along the lines of… OK… see you the weekend, depending on the weather.  Yes… … Continue reading

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Dreadlock Holiday!

These lads were spied in St Stephens Green. The seated lad seemed to be rolling the smokes while the other two practiced their juggling. I kept the fountain’s water between us… for effect. The breeze was quite strong so the … Continue reading

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Makes You Wonder… Doesn’t It?

Some days I just sit… and then others I sit and wonder. Well, then there are days I don’t even need to sit… all I need to do is visit St Steven’s Green in Dublin. Your fella was the wise … Continue reading

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