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Alternative A to Z – Yellow Peril?

No… yellow is a groovy colour… we won’t associate peril with this colour. Red… now, there’s a perilous colour… or, is it? But… let’s not go down that road… rather, we go down the yellow gorse road… or rather, yellow … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Ship Ahoy!

From time to time we visit the Big Smoke on Saturdays or Sunday mornings… and then, we trot, well no… we drive down to The Great Wall. This very long wall… built between the 1700 and 1800’s… is an amazing … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Big Brother? Big Sister??

I’m wondering… if a small fishing boat chugs past the impressive naval vessel… does it wonder if big brother cares much about it?  But that’s got me wondering even more… aren’t ships supposed to be referred to as she? That … Continue reading

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Lens-Artists PC – Arklow Architecture

This week’s challenge give me an opportunity to show you a bit of local architecture. Not all of it is too pretty but some is old… and some very useful. I mean… Arklow has the stone bridge in the country … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – David vs Goliath?

We were on the beach a few days ago… Junior Son was amusing the grand-darlings… tossing and hopping stones. I was amusing myself… taking photos of one of the Irish Naval Services’ vessels, about to raise anchor and go off … Continue reading

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Monday Mobility – Outbound…

There’ll be little chat today… but I need to share something great, very soon! In the meantime, we called into Dublin on Saturday… cold but bright, so… we went to one of our favourite stops – the Great South Wall … 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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Seaside Saturday – Ships in the Night

You know the old saying… like ships in the night. Well, occasionally I take photos of ships in the night. This one was being offloaded… busy, busy… busy! Look-see, the orange mobile crane is lifting the green-clad timber bales off … Continue reading

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