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Trees!

Do pay Ailsa’s challenge a visit to read about Arbor Day and to see all the great tree pics she’s chosen… the last photo is very local… up in the Wicklow Mountains I’ve also found decorated Christmas trees. However, all … Continue reading

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The Pine and Swan?

I’m sure you all know a pub that contains the name which includes a bird and flower… or a bird and tree… or a bird and animal… the Rose and Swan, the Oak and Raven or even the Fox and … Continue reading

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Restful Reflections…

Sometimes one can just sit at the edge of the pond and while away a few minutes… staring at the patterns upon the water… visualising plans and ideas and hoping some good will come of it all! Aaah, Friday again… … Continue reading

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The Wood for the Trees?

I was walking in the woods… minding my own business when this sight crossed my path. Was it a mirage? Were my eyes playing tricks? I don’t know… maybe I couldn’t see the wood for the trees!

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Trees!

I love trees. I have often said that trees are God’s fingerprints. So varied, so unique. Winter has a habit of exposing some of the exquisite lines. No Jackson Pollock could ever simulate what Mother Nature has given us. Mind … Continue reading

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White… and a bit of Colour!

OK, I’ll have to admit… the B&W thing mentioned yesterday may be have been a bit of a knee jerk reaction. To ensure continued colour availability I paid my annual dues and now all will be well again! But just … Continue reading

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Ephemeral

This week Krista really gets the thought processes going. Do visit her post to see how she’s captured a fleeting image created by sunlight colouring her wall via a few coloured bottles. The image of the short-lived effect took me … Continue reading

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Outdoors!

Ailsa has been reminiscing about the great wild wide open spaces of the outdoors. Sometimes the outdoors can be quite restrictive, like when the lad is trying to cross the stream… along a fallen branch, using the other timber as … Continue reading

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Four Down – Part Four

And so Ouch My Back Hurts entered its fourth year. Always evolving… always trying to expand and trying to find other things of interest. Yet again I found photos to show you and the odd idea to share. Now I’m … 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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