Tag Archives: outdoors

Wildlife Wednesday

I was lucky enough to catch this action yesterday afternoon down at the Arklow Ponds. Folk pitched up with bread… to feed the swans, geese and ducks. The best action was watching, and trying to snap, the black-headed gulls harassing … Continue reading

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Merry Monday Motivation!

Yes, I know I’m posting many seaside photos these day. Please humour me… we’re having the best summer Ireland has seen in decades! Yep, apparently 1974 was the last time such an extended warm, dry spell blessed the country. There … Continue reading

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Merry Monday Mood!

We’re still enjoying one of the longest warm spells that Ireland has seen in many years. However, there is a down side. If it doesn’t rain here it can’t be green! Yep, the countryside is showing signs of stress. On … Continue reading

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Happy Friday – Solstice Aftermath… OH Dread!

Maybe, just maybe… if I’d grown up in the northern hemisphere and was born the son of a pagan druid, the summer solstice may have had some special meaning for me. But alas… the only meaning it has is one … Continue reading

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