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Seaside Saturday – Name Your Storm?

There was a time… when, in honour of the tempestuous temperaments of the fairer variety of homo-sapiens, that storms/ cyclones/ hurricanes/ typhoons/ tropical depressions and the other assortments of fun weather phenomena, were named after said fairer beings. Alas… in … 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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Wednesday Word – Debris – Storm Debris

A beach walk after a storm always throws up interesting finds… or photos. So, when I snapped this picture the first thing that came to mind as “star and stripe”… but storm debris works better, don’t you think? Happy Hump … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Traffic Trouble…

I mentioned yesterday that we had a storm sweeping by. I took this photo while passing an incident on the N11, close to Bray in County Wicklow. The emergency services were blocking the left lane of the road so we … Continue reading

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Monday Mono – as the Crow Flies…

Well, technically speaking… as the crows fly! There are two of them, if my last count was correct. The photo was taken on Saturday afternoon… as the last bit of Storm Deirdre swept by… and oh boy, did she sweep! … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Two Beacons – One Old… One New!

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Lens – Artists… BIG Splash!

I really can’t resist taking part in this week’s Lens – Artist Challenge! While going through my latest gallery – processed photos taken in the last few months that I tend to use for the blog and Twitter, I spotted … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Fresh Light

One noticeable benefit of winter is the aftermath of the storms… the air is clean, if maybe a little too crisp. It seems to me as if the light concentrates finer details. Am I talking porkies? I won’t have a … Continue reading

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