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Pairs… yes, twos… one and one! That’s the past Ailsa wants to go down this week. Pairs! I gave it a bit f thought and realise the good lady had omitted Dublin’s most famous pair! Yep… the Poolbeg Chimneys. How … Continue reading
This week Ailsa has handed us a fun challenge. Yep… we have to hand it to the good lady! So… that got me thinking… I have a few good photos at hand to show you. Another gallery? Why not? Mostly… … Continue reading
Look up? Look up! Look… yes, look up! I really enjoy looking up. I often do so… looking for butterflies up in the trees… looking at aircraft or birds flapping up above. OK… only the birds do the flapping… the … Continue reading
Ailsa’s theme this week is harmony. The good lady’s first photo is of a harp player busking on a Dublin street. That got me thinking… I have also posted a photo of the selfsame lady in the past. So, Ailsa … Continue reading
OK… there’s far too much history for me to delve into so I’ll just leave you with a link or two… that way you can read as little or as much as you want. I will say it’s a great … Continue reading
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
While fighting the April A to Z survival endurance I noticed the Expats Blog icon on a few blogs’ sidebars. It got me thinking… why not have a look-see when the A to Z is complete. I did and have … Continue reading
Boys will be boys and men will be men… well, mostly. Do you sometimes get to wonder why you were meant to walk down a particular road? No… not the deep, philological roads of life… just a neighbourhood road, that’s … Continue reading
And so he does! Yes, me… dopey, is going on a walk about. I’m taking a leaf from Christina B’s book, blog… whatever. She’s gone with galleries to show off her letters for the challenge so for today (and possibly … Continue reading
This weekend, in Ireland, there are many parades and ceremonies commemorating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. I’m not Irish and even though we’ve been here for 15 years there are certain things I steer well clear of as … Continue reading
I’ll tell what… Ailsa really got me going with this challenge. I was doing a bit of outdoor investigation when a thought struck after I spotted this fantastic work in progress. Find parking nearby to get closer for a few photos. … Continue reading
I’ve only recently discovered these gardens. There is definitely an air of tranquillity about the whole site. The circular lines are offset well by the parallels created by the horizontals of stairs and interlinking trellis timbers. The memorial gardens were … Continue reading
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