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The Year That Was – April to June 2018

So… the spring eventually managed to get to Ireland… after piles of snow were still seen in shady spots for weeks after the big white-out! We all suspected that the cold had damaged the plants and animals to such an … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – it’s Christmas Time!

Yes… indeed. So, I’m twisting Norm’s rules a tad… and doing my year-end recap… of sorts! Blame it on ignorance… blame it on whatever you want to… I just think as the last Thursday Doors post for the year I … 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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CFFC – Unawares!

I have never used this photo… never quite sure if the folk snapped here would come looking for me if I did! A wee bit of background… I don’t have any, apart from the fact that the photo was taken … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – Z Meets Thursday Doors!

As today is the last of my weekly challenges and Z is the order of the day… why don’t we throw together the two… Z Doors? Do you remember the old Z-Braced doors? Well, so do I but there’s a … Continue reading

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Pedestrian – or a Walk on the Wild Side?

I reckon we can potter on through life at a pedestrian snail’s pace of we can live it up a bit. Yep, ultimately the choice is ours! Now, don’t get me wrong, I do love peace, quiet and solitude. I … Continue reading

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The Road Taken

Many, many roads… yes, I’ve taken many of them! In Ireland, I have walked along canals… along rivers… along beaches and woodland paths. City streets… village lanes and even the odd rail tracks, have been some of the roads. But … Continue reading

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Sound… Seductive!

Ailsa was just a tad late with her challenge this weekend… so, I’ll begin this week with a few reminders of my most favourite sounds! Waves crashing on the beach… or breakwater, even in a roaring wind… it’s a fine … Continue reading

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