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Seaside Saturday Serenade…

Some weeks ago I went off on a month of “personal” diary posts… after reading one of Hester’s posts about the subject. You see… sometimes it is good that we set ourselves new challenges… it is also good that we … Continue reading

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Alternative A to Z – Question…

The question… to ask or not to ask? Should I… or should I not give you a B&W of today’s photo? So… the answer is… I’ve given you an in between. This photo was taken last year on this day. … Continue reading

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Autumn Has Arrived

Just in case I was still living in the delusional summer world I was reminded this weekend that autumn has arrived. We stopped of at The Meeting of the Waters in the Vale of Avoca for a look at the … Continue reading

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Christmas Truce!

Let’s all wish for peace. Let’s all pray for peace, however unlikely that dream can be. It’s Christmas, the day to celebrate hope and tranquillity. Today’s photo reminded me of a unique event during the First World War. Apparently, in … 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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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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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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April A to Z – UP!

Happy Monday… I hope you’re feeling on the up and up! We’ve entered the last stretch of April A to Z. In some ways I regret taking up the challenge as I’ve found myself being drawn deeper and deeper into … Continue reading

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