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Alternative A to Z – No NEVER – Don’t Give UP!

Today I’m going to be a bit autobiographical. But please… don’t read it as a trumpet blowing exercise. A month or so ago the Big Six-O rolled around for me. I’ve lived many, many… many up’s and maybe many more … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Art or Not?

So… how do you define art? Is a scribble on a sheet of paper art? Or… must it be a Dutch master or Renaissance artist before it’s art? I don’t know… I suppose it’s the old adage… what works for … Continue reading

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Monday’s Monet Moment!

It is good to have Monet moments, don’t you think? When I took this pic that was the title that grabbed me – My Monet Moment. So, why don’t I share it today? Maybe it will help you to get … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Protector!

How’s this for a bit of wall art? How’s this for a door protector? I spotted and snapped this rather pleasant piece of “graffiti” down at the Arklow Community Centre. The external walls are the canvas for local street artists … Continue reading

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Colourful

Tina challenges us to brighten up our lives this week. I’ve gladly accepted the challenge and went rooting around in a few of this summer’s folders to get some fresh photos not used before on the blog. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Timber

This old boat fascinates me. It has had more paint jobs than I’ve had birthdays, of that I’m sure! I am currently experimenting with acrylic pour painting… a fun way of messing with colour on canvas or board but I … Continue reading

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Magic Moments!

I was going to give you a totally different post today… until we went for a wee walk-about down at South Beach. It was a bit windy so when we found a semi-sheltered spot we were more than rewarded with … Continue reading

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Saturday Six Word Story – SMILE!

When you smile – the world smiles! Just smile – your infectious Saturday smile!

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