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My Weekly Challenge – Q is for Quirky and Quaint… Along Dublin’s Quays!

So… I bet, last week, you thought to yourself… I wonder how he’ll deal with the letter Q? Easy! You see… I have an eye for the quint and quirky… but, to my rescue came Dublin’s most endearing and famous … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Kilcock and Kildare

Before the April A to Z began I was doing my own Dublin A to Z which I have to continue when May rolls around again. I cheated a little then by featuring Kilcock because it’s “our” village. It’s in … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Dopey Dozy Does Dublin!

And so he does! Yes, me… dopey, is going on a walk about.  I’m taking a leaf from Christina B’s book, blog… whatever. She’s gone with galleries to show off her letters for the challenge so for today (and possibly … Continue reading

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Dublin Streets – Black and White Fun

I have to confess… I have a bad habit. Sneaking street photos. I enjoy making like I’m minding my own business while merrily pressing at the shutter release. The only thing with this habit… you take many photos to get … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – J for Jeanie Jonhston

This replica famine ship is moored at Custom House Quay as this is where most of the famine ship voyages to the Americas began. The ship is currently undergoing renovation work so there is scaffolding all over the stern area… … Continue reading

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No Reason at All!

Yes, I have no reason at all to post this photo today. Well, maybe apart from the fact that I like it. OK… I could have called the post three men in a boat but I believe that’s been taken … Continue reading

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The Calling Canvas?

I’ll begin today by divulging a secret… no, it’s nothing earth shattering. Actually, to many, it’s not even a secret. I have, in the past, been known to slap paint on the odd canvas, occasionally with mild success. I’ve not … Continue reading

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All Erect!

There are days when one wants to go to a place but the opportunity eludes. Yep, even though Howth is just around the proverbial corner, I couldn’t find time to visit there last weekend. Why would I want to go … Continue reading

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