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Seaside Saturday – Wicklow Town Visit

OK, we didn’t visit the whole town… just down by the harbour and surrounds. Part of the attraction down there is the remains of the once mighty Black Castle ruins. Well, if a place called itself a castle then surely … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought… Choices?

So… here’s the question… If you could (occasionally – weather permitting…) view this vista on a warm spring day… … would you mind calling this home? Rather difficult choice… don’t you think?

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Alternative A to Z – O is for Option

Yep, yesterday, when walking and thinking about today’s post, I realised just how many options I had… so, here we go with just a few: Opinion – mine, earned with research and expressed in a dignified way. Here’s a thought, … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Wicklow Town’s Black Castle Ruins

We’ve called into Wicklow Town a few mornings, last year. Wow… it sounds so far away… last year! This photo was taken on 17 November 2018 – really not that long ago. That pile of stone on the high ground … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – Z Meets Thursday Doors!

As today is the last of my weekly challenges and Z is the order of the day… why don’t we throw together the two… Z Doors? Do you remember the old Z-Braced doors? Well, so do I but there’s a … Continue reading

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E is for Edge – My Weekly Challenge

So far, my weekly challenges have been rather specific to me, no wonder not many of you have been tempted to follow suit and do your own challenges. So, I’m doing a theme that can be done by you all. … Continue reading

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To Observe, or, to Observe?

I like to observe… others observing. Or, making like they’re observing. Look at this couple. They arrived. The fellow started playing with his toy. I bet he didn’t realise what a beautiful vista was stretched out all around him. Well, … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Past Reflections – Reflections of the Past

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