Tag Archives: #people watching

Thursday Thought – Beauty… in the Eye of the Beholder

On Tuesday afternoon, we took two of the grandsons down to our favourite beach. There was a smattering of folk about but as we walked further a different scene presented itself. A photo shoot was in progress. It was a … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Fleeing Cabin Fever – Already?

Think of it this way – you’re stranded… either on a remote island (on your own) or on a lonely, forsaken headland with a motley collection of rouges and vagabonds. Pretty picture. Now, think of the blessing of being allowed … Continue reading

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Day 20 of the 30 DCC – When Life Imitates Fiction – Horror Stories

Below is a comment I placed on a fellow Irish blog. It seems Max Power writes horror fiction so the whole global threat we’re living under fits into his thinking sphere. Well, let me correct that – at this point … Continue reading

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Day #9 – 30 Day CC… Tuesday Tale – I Promised You…

“Darling – just imagine this is the promenade deck and you’re looking out at the wide Atlantic. Is that not what you wanted? A cruise?” “But darling… this is not the Atlantic… this is the Irish Sea…” “Yes darling – … Continue reading

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Floral Friday – Happy Ladies…

There we were… minding our own business… driving through the quint little village of Oylegate in Co Wexford (pronounced Oil-gate, I believe…) when we spotted two ladies resting on a bench. The floral headdress of the one caught our attention, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treat – Shower Time!

We watched these two… came walking right by – and we wondered, were they aware of what happens at the end of the breakwater? Well, as we later deduced – they were from out of town so they didn’t know … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – 2019 – July to September

The highlight of this period was our visit to the USA. We were mostly in New Your City but we also took a 24 hour dash to Philadelphia… so, I can now claim to have been in at least three … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – 2019 – January to March

As has become traditional for me here at OMBH… I do galleries of photos that I posted during the period in question. I feel it acts as a reminder and also allows folk to see a few of the images … Continue reading

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