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Get Out!

Yesterday I watched this swan patrolling his beat. When I first noticed him he was flying after one of the Greylag Geese. Then he took to chasing the geese out of the water. Bit by bit he cleared his patch… … 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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The Drip?

Hey ma… you got a nose wipe for me… please, ma?? I’ve got a wee dose of the runs… The same cygnet featured yesterday… taken a day later in the same area so I presume it’s the same bird. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Cygnet!

Today I’ll deviate from the Silent Sunday ritual… you’ll agree this lad deserves his own Sunday show! Happy new month!!

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I Resolve… Never to Resolve!!

Aha – 2015 – yep, last year this time we did exactly what we’re doing now… well, some of you may have. I have, for long years, declared that the only New Year’s resolution I’ll make is to make NO … Continue reading

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The Moment!

I stood watching this couple for a minute or so. The lady was rather particular… the hand gestures going this way and that. They seemed totally oblivious to the fact that something was going on almost within arm’s length. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Birds – Ailsa’s WTT

This week I’m so mixed up with my times and switched off to reality that I missed Ailsa’s challenge by a day. Oh well, nothing doing but catching up. I can’t let this one go by as just last Monday … Continue reading

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Community… WPhotoC

Cheri’s challenge this week allows the mind to roam. The good lady says we don’t have to associate community with people and I’m in total agreement. When I spotted this scene yesterday afternoon I was reminded of the concept of … Continue reading

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Relaxing! Ailsa’s WTT

Believe you me… this weekend that’s about all I’m going to do. When I first set eyes on the post’s title the ideas went off in all sorts of directions. Then I clicked into this week’s challenge and realised my … Continue reading

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PLAY! Ailsa’s WTT

I’ve had a bit of a playful theme running through the last week’s posts… look a week back and you’ll see the Wibbly Wobbly Wonder with his digger in the puddle… sorry, not digger… dozer. I’ve played with Wednesday’s words … Continue reading

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