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Here’s a comment I left a few days ago on Osyth’s blog, Half Baked in Paradise. Gosh… I’ve just read this again! I hope my children will say such pleasing things about me when I go… for I love trees … Continue reading
Yes, it’s summer… you can see that by the flowers and the green of the trees. But… I think this time the grey misty swirls add a tad of atmosphere to the scene. That’s the Wellington Testimonial in the distance. … Continue reading
No… it’s still fixed! Well, at least so it seems. Last time I looked it rolled around as it has been doing for as long as our kind has been around… and then some! However, here in Ireland the morning … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I last featured boats and canals. So… my first thought when this week’s challenge arrived was narrowboat or narrow boat, whichever you feel like choosing! I’m not gonna tell you about the history but basically … Continue reading
Fine… I’ve got your juices flowing, haven’t I? The mere mention of a gold rush will get many a heartbeat notching up a beat or twenty. So… if I share a few details about a gold rush in Ireland’s Co … Continue reading
I can’t seem to shake this week’s challenge. Yes, I was on my knees when I took this photo. I had to look up to get the effect. Yesterday, we called around to the Irish War Memorial because I had … Continue reading
We went off to Trinity College on Saturday to watch one of the sons and his team play cricket. The college is Ireland’s finest and the cricket club has been in existence since somewhere in the mid 1800’s. Fortunately we … Continue reading
These gold spikes reminded me of all the gilded objects along the Seine in Paris. Only thing… these spikes seem to suggest dire danger if one should accidentally become impaled! But then… one would have to fall out of a … Continue reading
OK… many of you must wonder why I’m still in Ireland, seeing as all I seem to do is whinge and bitch about the weather! We’ve lived here for more than 15 years… same old, some old! Whinge every year … Continue reading
Summer has some advantages… even if it’s a wet and cold one! The longer days and results of a warmish spell in spring has left us with a few cherries. Yep! Last year was a disaster, we lost the whole … Continue reading
OK… there’s far too much history for me to delve into so I’ll just leave you with a link or two… that way you can read as little or as much as you want. I will say it’s a great … Continue reading
‘Tis Monday… ’tis the day to be happy! Yep… we’re all well rested and looking forward to the challenges that the new week throws at us. Or… are we? Let’s just hope and say we are. Why not? Who knows… … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I last offered you a gallery so why don’t I take full advantage of Ailsa’s challenge this wee and give you a whole lot of plants? I’m sure you’ll have to agree when I say … Continue reading