Tag Archives: #spring

Lens-Artists PC – Our Travels… to Local Beaches

I’m with you… before reading your post, which I love, I had a thought that challenges like this are skewed! (My comment on Murtagh Meadows’ post… for what it’s worth… after reading her take on this week’s Lens-Artist PC… ) … Continue reading

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Thanks for 2018!

Yep… without you all my blog would be a lonely place! Thanks for all your support and interaction during the year. Thanks for returning time after time, even when I can’t always reciprocate! Thanks for encouragement and the positive comments. … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – January to March 2018

This thing we call 2018 was indeed an interesting time. Here in Ireland, we experienced one of the biggest snow storms in living memory. The Beast from the East met and married Storm Emma – that’s if I remember her … Continue reading

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Friday’s Feathery Flapper!

Guess what? Yep… today is the shortest day of the year up where we live! That can only mean one thing… that soon soon we’ll be celebrating spring again! Yep… I’m sorry to have to do this to all my … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – T is for Trees!

Trees… I love them! I’ve often referred to trees as God’s fingerprints. Each unique… each with a core strength that we would do well to possess. Each with special beauty and if we look closely we’ll see that they’re always … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers…

Last Friday, I blithely proclaimed that if there are still butterflies about then summer is still here with us. A few of my southern hemisphere friends didn’t take too kindly to my suggestion that summer was lingering here a tad … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – O for Out There!

We’ve reached “O”… going along just fine. As I believe my blog is mostly a celebration of the outdoors I think I’ll use the word “out” as the photo tag to put together today’s gallery. As many of you know, … Continue reading

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