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Alternative A to Z – Friends and Friendship

Today’s photo choice is inspired by Joe Cocker’s classic Woodstock version of With A Little Help From My Friends! He gets a tad noisy toward the end but hey… it’s Saturday so noise is good! Well… good noise, that is! … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – July to September 2018

And so we get to the second half of the year. I’d stopped work at the end of June and as such I then was at home for the best summer Ireland has seen in a generation. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – The Pole…

There’s a pole… out in the middle of nowhere… just sticking its long slenderness up unto the Wexford sky. Why? Rumour has it that it’s an observation post… scaled by the observer who then sits atop the pole to have … Continue reading

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Merry Monday Mood!

We’re still enjoying one of the longest warm spells that Ireland has seen in many years. However, there is a down side. If it doesn’t rain here it can’t be green! Yep, the countryside is showing signs of stress. On … Continue reading

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Dedication!

On Saturday afternoon, I was in the right place at the right time. The Arklow RNLI Lifeboat headed out of the harbour at full tilt. At first I though they were just heading out in support of the approaching yacht … Continue reading

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Tour Guide – Arklow!

Gosh, this week we’ve been handed a perfect excuse to go over the top with the photos and memories of our hometowns! I’m in the mood for carrying on with this challenge for many weeks! Let e be your tour … Continue reading

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Names a-Float!

I was down at the harbour, well aware that yesterday’s daily prompt was looking for something a-float.  Then I arrived home, only to see the Weekly Photo Challenge asked us to name objects. So began my quandary. Which way should … Continue reading

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Dalkey Island… More Reminders…

The un-great bad weather spell is back with us… so, as promised… we’re on the Dalkey trail again. I’ve been doing some more internetting to gather information about Dalkey and the surrounds. I’ve already mentioned how last Sunday’s visit jolted the … Continue reading

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