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Sky Signs

First of February signs in the sky. This cloud hung about for quite a few minutes, allowing us a few chances to get photos. Unfortunately a camera can’t capture the iridescence as perfectly as the eye sees it.

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Summer Loving!

To think… it’s been a full month since Christmas… and we’ve had our first full moon of 2016. We’ve also not had much in the line of a chilly winter. Even so… we’ve had a rather damp and dull winter … Continue reading

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Alphabet Fun!

Letters… words… ideas. The use of the alphabet has empowered us. It’s allowed us to expand our thoughts and add fun to our lives, like when I’m standing on a bridge over the motorway trying to get a selfie by … Continue reading

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The Stag and Gull

How’s that for a name of a pub?? It could work, if you really wanted it to. I spotted this mural on a building along the Grand Canal Dock. I took a few photos of the artwork last month and … Continue reading

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Bright Reminders

The cold has eventually arrived in Ireland. Mind you, cold is a relative term. Five years ago, at this time, we were gripped in the icy lock-down of minus plenty for weeks on end. However, the cold has driven me … Continue reading

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Winter Colour

Winter isn’t all bad. On the odd occasion there’s a bit of sunset colour about to catch the eye. Throw in a bit of cloud and a few trees and you have something resembling a photo to take. Shows you… … Continue reading

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Happy Blue!

On Sunday we saw a bit of sun. That was enough excuse for me to go for my first walk of the year. As the old saying goes here in Ireland… when the sun shines, get out and do something! … Continue reading

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Greetings 2016!!

Apart from stating the obvious I’m going to state the obvious! Happy New Year!! May your year be as fruitful as I wish for mine to be!! I’ll begin the year by saying welcome to my blog… I really hope … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree!

I’m not going to say much about the tradition of chopping down trees to just discard them a few days after Christmas. Mind you… I used to do it a long, long time ago in South Africa. My excuse? Pines … Continue reading

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One Day Closer…

Yes, Monday has gone and we’re another day closer to Christmas. How are your chores going? Mine are going a little slow but all going well I should be prepared for the big day on Friday. All going well, I … Continue reading

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When Ducks Walk

We’ve had so much rain! Rain… rain and more rain. Oh… and wind, wind and more wind. OK… you get the picture. Here’s an idea of just how bad it has been at times. Imagine, the ducks… and geese and … Continue reading

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Transition Road

Do you get the feeling on occasion that there could be more paths to an outcome than just the tried and tested highway? I ask… not because I’m trending philosophical but because I don’t like travelling on the motorway, if … Continue reading

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Summer Fun?

How about a reminder of the bright days? You in for a round of golf? No… just a stroll around one of the great courses here in North Kildare. There’s lots of history at the Carton Estate near Maynooth. There’s … Continue reading

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River Views

I’m gonna let you in for a secret. I’ve popped into town early yesterday morning to see a man. I’ve decided this job hunting thing needs a bit of help. A few personal chats with people. The only advantage of … Continue reading

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Mellow Days

No… I’m not going to give out about the weather… again. Rather… I’m going to ask what you think of this photo. Why? Well, it’s leading me down the art path… again. The subtle autumn colours seem to suggest a … Continue reading

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