Tag Archives: #Sandymount

Life Diary – Day 21 – Running on Full!

If you’ve been following my blog for a few years, you may know I seem to have a thing for (or with…) the Poolbeg Chimneys. My good lady have even accused me of being obsessive. However, as I don’t work … Continue reading

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Curls on the Beach – Part Two!

Many years ago… in Aug 2011, I did a similarly titled post – about the same piece of art. Only, this time the photo is a lot better… brighter – with a glorious blue-sky backdrop. Today’s photo was taken on … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – B is for Beach!

Yep… it’s summer here in Ireland so it will be daft of me not to feature the beach… or, many beaches! I’ll have to admit… winter light often adds to beach colours so this gallery is made up of all … Continue reading

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Which Way Wind?

I really enjoy this photo. The two Poolbeg chimneys have long been one of my favourite Dublin landmarks. The shiny new building to centre-left has a purpose whereas the two old chimneys are now only there for show… pretty. PS … Continue reading

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Transport…

I was in the process of putting together another post for today when Ailsa’s weekly travel theme arrived. Transport. Sorry… I pushed the other post away and jumped at this challenge. Just a few seconds for me to recall all … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – S is for Sandymount Strand

I’m in the mood for a bit of summer… no, a lot of summer! Beach braai anyone?? No… I don’t think I’ll find anyone to join me for a braai at the moment. The not so warm liquid summer sunshine … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – P is for Poolbeg

Poolbeg, both the lighthouse and the two chimneys. Both iconic Dublin landmarks. I’ve done the odd post about the chimneys before. I’ve featured the lighthouse as well. Not too many moons ago the chimneys faced an uncertain future. There was … Continue reading

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Flutter

This week Ailsa has got my copycat juices going. Her flutter challenge post includes four photos… a bird, a butterfly, a kite and last but not least some national flags. So, I’ll do exactly the same… a bird… a butterfly… … Continue reading

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