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Future!

You know… this is rather an apt topic for today. Yep, today… 15 years ago we arrived at Dublin International. It was sleeting that day and we wondered what made us come from the southern hemisphere summer to freezing Ireland! … Continue reading

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Circle…

All my life’s a circle… sunrise to sundown. Yep… I’ve used those words before in a post. Words written by Harry Chapin… not mine. Yep… wise words. I wasn’t going to do a weekly challenge but then while looking back … Continue reading

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The Key of Knowledge?

Imagine this… 1156 unread mails in your inbox. High yes, but the number has passed 1250 once before. So… you may ask, what has that to do with the price of coconuts in Bali? Nothing really. But… and this is … Continue reading

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A Trio Treat…

Yesterday I mentioned walking around the Dublin streets and giving you a view of the Liffey nearer to the Dublin Port. However, I was telling porkies because I just can’t resist giving you another trio! This rather cute trio is … Continue reading

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Trio – Three Little Pigs!!

This week’s challenge has done me a massive favour. I’ve really been poorly and not in the mood for too much… apart from sleep and bed. So… with a trio of troubles… or a trio of answers of whatever trio … Continue reading

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Framed!

This week Ailsa asks us to put things in perspective… sorry, I mean in frame! Why not? It’s fun! Pardon my interpretation but I’ve used liberal poetic licence… why not? It’s fun!!

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Art in the Park!

Sometimes one sees a piece of art and wonders about the inspiration. Where did the idea come from? I enjoyed doing a circumnavigation of this piece in Blackrock. The sun, sky and clouds all play their part in changing the … Continue reading

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Your Guess!

A few week’s ago we drove trough the grounds of one of the internationally renowned golf estates here in North Kildare. We were chasing snow pictures as it had just begun coming down heavily. I’ve shown you a few before but … Continue reading

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Four Down… Part Three

You may have noticed the flavour of the blog changed a bit in the first two years. That was to be expected as I was back working in the city which allowed ample opportunity for taking Dublin City photos. It … Continue reading

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Perfect Symmetry?

The sky seems to glow ever so slightly behind the dome of the Custom House along the Quays in Dublin. However, it looks like a few bits are spoiling the symmetry… a few walkers-by… the scaffolding sticking out a little … Continue reading

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Art and Life??

We’ve all used the expression… “art imitating life” or should that be “life imitating art?” Now I’m confused but that matters little. On the corner of Earlsfort Terrace and Hatch Street stands Rowan Gillespie’s Kiss, a piece I have featured … Continue reading

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Humanity – WPhotoC

Where does one begin? To capture the essence of the human soul must be every artist or photographer’s dream. That precise moment when the twinkle in the eye is at its loveliest… or liveliest? Thirdeyemom sets this week’s tone… humanity. … Continue reading

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Zigzag – WPhotoC

This week Ben asks us to show something that means zigzag to us. He mentions the herringbone pattern or a scar… he shows an impressive zigzag flight of stairs in Braga, Portugal but he challenges us to show our own … Continue reading

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Can Micro Managers Be Leaders?

Conversely put, …can leaders stoop to micro managing? Somehow, I think the answer to both questions is an emphatic NO! I’m perturbed by the concept that so-called team leaders are lumbered with the title when they are in effect team … Continue reading

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St Stephen’s Green Statues

Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green offers much to the visitor. The park isn’t excessively large yet it is well populated with works of art. This lad caught my eye… I’m thinking he must have been known for mischief so let’s see … Continue reading

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