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Transport…

I was in the process of putting together another post for today when Ailsa’s weekly travel theme arrived. Transport. Sorry… I pushed the other post away and jumped at this challenge. Just a few seconds for me to recall all … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – R is for the Royal Canal

So… why have I chosen the Royal Canal? I mean… it’s not exclusively only restricted to Dublin. It begins on the River Liffey, not far from the Dublin Port, and winds its way across Leinster all the way to the … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Dopey Dozy Does Dublin!

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

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Four Down… One to Go?

This blog began as a challenge to do daily posts for one year. Today marks the completion of four years without missing a day. As each year has rolled by I’ve asked the question… should I keep going? Each year … Continue reading

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Rail Disaster Of The Past

Some time in March I went walk-about along the Wicklow coastline. To be more precise, I walked the Greystones to Bray cliff walk. A pleasant 8 kilometers or so walk from station to station. Closer to Bray I noticed something … Continue reading

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Metal – Ailsa’s WTT

I have a complaint to make! There I was… opening Ailsa’s challenge this week only to see the words bizarre and Black Sabbath in the same sentence. To be more exact… Black Sabbath’s Paranoid! I mean… does it matters not … Continue reading

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Sublime Sunday – From Lines to Patterns – WPhotoC

Sunday… yes, it’s that day again. The day of rest… to sit back and enjoy the sublime regeneration of body and soul. Yes, it’s only 24 hours but as seen as a fraction of the week it should be enough … Continue reading

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Smoking Mirrors – Ailsa’s WTT

This one left me in a bit of a quandary. I often wonder if Ailsa’s been put on the planet solely to challenge my last few remaining creativity cells? There I was, planning all sorts of experiments with fire… some bits of cardboard covered with … Continue reading

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