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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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Trains, Planes and Automobiles…

Yesterday was one of those days. Trains, planes and cars. A definite first for me. Senior Son on a plane at the same time Junior Son was on the train. It was a memorable day because it meant SS was … Continue reading

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Rainbow Riot!

No… I’ve not lost all the little round balls that are supposed to clatter around upstairs. Now I know you’ll be wondering. I’ve gone arty… yes, and as this week’s challenge is all about the seven colours of the rainbow … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Eclipsed!

Yesterday was one of those days. The day broke bright and clear… no, I lie! This is Ireland so it broke wet, cloudy and dull. So? Should that be so bad? Yes! I wanted to have a shot at taking … 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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Jonathan!

Yes… the mood takes me to one of the best ever soundtracks to any movie ever written. Imagine… imagine you’ve just completed the score for some obscure film and then you hear it’s been Grammy nominated… imagine the soundtrack earning … Continue reading

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