Tag Archives: past

Four Down… One to Go?

This blog began as a challenge to do daily posts for one year. Today marks the completion of four years without missing a day. As each year has rolled by I’ve asked the question… should I keep going? Each year … Continue reading

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Fantastic!

No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away. Reaper Man – Terry Pratchett I lifted this quote off Ailsa’s challenge this week. She remembers Terry Pratchett who passed away earlier this week. A quote like … Continue reading

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WALL!

I really couldn’t make up my mind what to give you for this one. Wall? Or… Wall! Ireland is so full of history that I could likely post a wall pic every day for a year and never show the … Continue reading

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Big Sky!

I was in the mood to give you another snow photo but then you may accuse me of overdoing the white stuff… or even worse, of potentially driving away the beginnings of spring. So, today I’ll show you the Wellington … Continue reading

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Day 5 – 5 Day B&W Challenge: Friday’s Floral Flights of Fancy!

Alas, this is the last day of the challenge. The de Wets sure got me going on a nostalgia trip. Black and white fun like I’ve not had in ages. Misty canals, the past, history, music shows… playing ball as … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 5 Day B&W Challenge: Links, Past and Present

Yesterday, I shared a photo taken inside St Stephens Green so why not show you one of the entrances? I chose this pic because it links Ireland and South Africa. As the de Wet’s nominated me for the challenge I … Continue reading

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Day 1 – 5 Day B&W Challenge: Time Travel

The good folk over at de Wets Wild have bestowed the honour of making me the first target of their challenge. Target may not be the most appropriate choice of word but it seems just right in this instance. Really, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Anyone for a Cuppa??

This photo was taken 2 years ago and reminds me of a few things. Snow, cold and of two lads who had a good thing going for a short while. Then red-tape and incompatibility of equipment hampered their operation to … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Industry

This week, Ailsa throws a bit of work at us… industry! There’s a few different lines of attack I could follow with this one. talking of lines… how about beginning with the fishing industry? How about the lads as seen … Continue reading

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Go Walk-a-bout!

Some days it’s fun to go walk-a-bout for a few hours. Saturday just past we jumped into the car and set off for just such a spur of the moment aimless drive. We eventually ended up at Glendalough in Co … Continue reading

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