Tag Archives: #the will to survive

Flappery Friday!

For the want of a better word… how about flappery? I mean… how do you describe the commotion when a wasp is fighting a butterfly? Not often one has the luck of getting a few shots of the wasp subduing … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy

Yesterday’s post reminded me of things man-made… and flying! Some of you will know that I have a thing for aircraft… especially helicopters. So, why don’t I share a few aircraft related photos… and wish you a great Friday the … Continue reading

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Dedication!

On Saturday afternoon, I was in the right place at the right time. The Arklow RNLI Lifeboat headed out of the harbour at full tilt. At first I though they were just heading out in support of the approaching yacht … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday

Saturday gone by, spring made a brief appearance again. Just long enough for a few of the snow survivors to make an equally brief appearance. This lad was hard at work… finding what little feed there was. Blackthorn blossoms offer … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Temporary!

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Portion – The Friday Fry Portion!

Recently, I read a simple truth somewhere. Big Food has hijacked the traditional breakfast. How so? Well, they’ve brainwashed us with nutritional claptrap. Making us believe that packaged cereals and “fresh” juices are the way to go. Throw in the … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!!

After a rather bright and pleasant weekend I have the feeling that spring may really be offering up its magic reminders of past good times. I spotted a few butterflies who have come to life after their winter hibernation… this … Continue reading

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Against the ODDS!!

About ten years ago I was called in by my GP. He asked me to sit down as he was going to share life changing information. “You have diabetes… that’s why you’re so tired and rundown.” I sat in silence. … Continue reading

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