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Flights of Fancy

Yesterday’s post reminded me of things man-made… and flying! Some of you will know that I have a thing for aircraft… especially helicopters. So, why don’t I share a few aircraft related photos… and wish you a great Friday the … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday Story – Not!

I was looking at the usual SWSS idea but wanted to use this photo. I was going to be cute and use the following words… Spain sucks – SUNNY Ireland is GREAT! Yep… it’s that time of the year when … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While…

When was the last time I posted a Grand Canal Dock photo? When last have I showed you the buildings around the dock? When last did I say that more than five years ago, I ruled the roost in that … Continue reading

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Resilient – So Long 2016!

Another year… yes, another year has come and gone. We, as a family has gone through much. But then, I’m sure you can say the same! It’s been an interesting year on the news front. Some folk will be happy… … Continue reading

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Path – Old to New!

Cheri’s challenge this week  rings all sorts of bells for me. Like Cheri, we have moved home… chosen a different path. No, we cannot say what lays ahead with certainty… no man has been given that privileged. Better so, says … Continue reading

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Mr South Africa!

Yesterday, I took on the temporary yet rather enchanting title of Mr South Africa! OK… it’s not a bodybuilding or entrepreneur of the year title but I like it and will explain as I go along. Let me begin with … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Jackson’s Juicy Jammy Jamming!

The Jackson I’m referring to is the veritable Jackson Pollock. He was the man for the straight line. Yes, as you may well remember, his art embraced the ordered linear, the repeatable, oft parallel line and geometrical shapes so needed … Continue reading

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The Garden of Remembrance…

This weekend, in Ireland, there are many parades and ceremonies commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. I’m not Irish and even though we’ve been here for 15 years there are certain things I steer well clear of as … Continue reading

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