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Alternative A to Z – Tuesday’s Train Travel…

Well, actually the trip was yesterday but as today is the might “T”… I may as well change tack totally… away from the sea… and onto the railway tracks! We booked a short return trip on the vintage RPSI Easter … Continue reading

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Metal – Ailsa’s WTT

I have a complaint to make! There I was… opening Ailsa’s challenge this week only to see the words bizarre and Black Sabbath in the same sentence. To be more exact… Black Sabbath’s Paranoid! I mean… does it matters not … Continue reading

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Surprise: WPhotoC…

Last Saturday I was lucky enough to be at Grand Canal Dock Station as the steam Santi train was being prepared for its first run of the day… to Maynooth and back. Serendipity favours the lazy, or the fortunate, or… oh well, … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Transportation – More Dublin Steam…

Last week’s theme saw me throw in a bit of Dublin for Ailsa… just the Santi Train crossing the Liffey. That was all in an effort to get the circular theme going. Well… this week the good lady can than the Santi Train again… … Continue reading

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Dublin 360 – Smoke in the City…

I have featured Croke Park Stadium on a few occasions in the past but I think you’ll agree with me when I say I have a different twist on the matter today. Today’s few sights are special… not many folk … Continue reading

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Sore Legs and Short Stuff…

Saturday’s walk went rather well from a photo collecting point of view. Only thing, I went out after my mad, mad day at work on Friday with stiff, aching legs. Usually I’m quite good at walking the stiffness off. Saturday proved … Continue reading

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A Real Train Tale!

While on the platform at Connolly Station I noticed a fellow that could only be a photographer. He boarded the first carriage of the Dart and stood waiting for the wheels to roll. He seemed a tad agitated… as if … Continue reading

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