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Favourite Place – the Royal Canal

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve shared anything about the Royal Canal with you. Mainly because we’ve moved away to the coast. However, the Royal Canal will always remain a special place for me. I found many moments of release … Continue reading

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Security!

Define security? Here’s the first one that popped up on the Big G search… … the state of being free from danger or threat! Those who know me know I’m South African and those who know me better know why … Continue reading

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Footpaths and Towpaths!

Ailsa’s challenge this week took my mind back to a photo taken more than five years ago. It’s time to revisit the photo. I have often wished I’d had a better camera when I took this photo. But as the … 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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Come Walking – Again!

On Tuesday, I took you for a walk along the Royal Canal… but, the aficionados won’t forgive me if I don’t take you for a meander along Leinster’s other great waterway. Yep, some say the Grand Canal is a much … Continue reading

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Path – Old to New!

Cheri’s challenge this week  rings all sorts of bells for me. Like Cheri, we have moved home… chosen a different path. No, we cannot say what lays ahead with certainty… no man has been given that privileged. Better so, says … Continue reading

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Anticipation -Dreaming of Summer Fishing!

Well, why not combine two WordPress challenges in one? I love fishing and have long been anticipating a slow, leisurely day down at the beach… with the grand-kids… having fun while fishing! Now, at the height of winter that anticipation … Continue reading

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Down the Nostalgia Track…

I’m going on a detour. Yes… as Jeffgolenski invites us to think back on traditions and past memories for this week’s challenge, my mind started doing strange things! As an expat I’m reminded of the old home country and it’s … Continue reading

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