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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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Throwback Thursday

Why do we blog? To show off our achievements or to share images and information but maybe also to leave a legacy. Why do we leave diaries behind? To capture our inner feelings or to leave a legacy? Is it … Continue reading

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Reflections

It’s that time of the year again when we’re supposed to take the year in review and assess our performance. This is much the same at work where we’re either happy or dejected with what our personal feedback from our … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Yesterday?

Yesterday’s post got me thinking. The photo was taken on the promenade in Arklow Town. We’d gone down to see if the full moon rising would present any opportunities but alas, it was so cloudy that there was no sign … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday… Ghosts of Yesterday?

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Remembering

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the untimely passing of our friend Mick the Barber. Yes, he has left us but no, his spirit is alive and well. He still causes a smile to crack the frown on many a … Continue reading

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