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Magic Muddy Mumford’s Moments… on Monday!

So… the good lady’s phone rang. The caller asked, are you up for a concert? Someone has tickets but can’t make it. Mumford & Sons? YES, I screech. Only problem… outdoor show… at the Malahide Castle grounds… and the weather … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – N for Night Shots

I love messing with the camera at night… in manual, timed exposures of out of focus rain photography. I’m really a novice, always willing to try something but sometimes the results are pleasing. I especially enjoy out-of-focus through the car’s … Continue reading

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Almost 18 Years – a First!

Yes… after almost 18 years we notched up an Irish first! We pulled an impromptu stunt and took ourselves (and a few bits and pieces) down to our favourite beach for the night! Yep, I’ll be lying if I said … Continue reading

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April A to Z – My Vinyl – F for Fleetwood and Frampton on Friday!

Yep… I’ve managed to wade myself through almost a week’s music trawling… and saying it’s been fun will be an understatement! However, at times I wish this month’s challenge was over. Yes, I get myself tied in mental knots… trying … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trees – Barking Mad?

Yes… sometimes there are folk who wonder if I bark at the moon. I do… but mostly only to myself. I mean… do I really want to be locked up in a padded cell? To suggest I’d like that may … Continue reading

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DARK!

The call came at five to twelve… five to midnight. Senior Son and friend were stuck on the beach. Yes, in their wrong minds they’d decided a front-wheel drive had morphed into an all terrain vehicle. That’s what happens when … Continue reading

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Quest!

Life is a quest! Yes… if you don’t treat it like a quest you’d become bored and give up! Yes… I’m always on a quest. If I’m not I may as well give up! There are new species of butterflies … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Night Photography

I’m a rank amateur, self-taught photographer. It’s taken me years to build up a bit of knowledge and kit. I read as much as I can but one day you find a bit of new information and then weeks later … Continue reading

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