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Mystery Monday?

I was sitting in the lounge uploading a load of photos when I noticed the reflections in the corner cabinet mirrors. I liked the imagery… the lines, the light… the opportunity before me to capture something different. Well, guess what? … Continue reading

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It Pays to Advertise!

I was flicking through the likes e-mails and while visiting the often thought-provoking blog of a fellow Dublin blogger when a thought settled in. The good folk at Big Mac and Whys have a way with words that should be seen … Continue reading

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Four Down… Part Two

OK… let’s get back to year two of the blog. The day I completed year one I mentioned to the good lady that that’s me… challenge completed. Done! As is her inimitable way… she simply suggested that I could be … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

St Patrick’s Day seems to have grown into a massive international global event. I remember, while a teen, first hearing something about the 17th March celebration in New York. I think that may have been the only event of note … Continue reading

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Horizons – Ailsa’s WTT

Where does one begin? I’m a lad from the wide open spaces of Africa. There where horizons seem to recede into the purple mists… in ever fading lines. Lines of jagged rocky outcrops… smooth lines of undulating hills or just simply … Continue reading

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Friendly Friday Fives!!

High fives, that is. Why not? It’s summer here in the north… holiday time, time to have fun and also time to say hello to new folk visiting. Yep, in the last few weeks and months I’ve been rather fortunate … Continue reading

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1000 UP… and Counting!!

Thank you!! All who have followed OMBH… this is just to let you gracious folk know that this is the 1000th post. There have been a few days when double posts have gone out so I can’t yet claim 1000 … Continue reading

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Team Player or Individual?

This post was prompted by the message contained within the sketch below. I’ve often wondered about the virtues of being a good team player. As I’ve previously asked about the sanity of hiring, firing or promoting myself I’ll now continue that … Continue reading

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