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Ruins and Rain

Yesterday I mentioned the ruins of Dunmoe Castle, on the north bank of the River Boyne, a few miles north of Navan in County Meath. The spring meadows looked the part… buttercup fields surrounded the high walls, taking the mind … Continue reading

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Spring Splendour!

I’ll continue with our Boyne Canal walk. About halfway back toward Navan town there’s a set of castles, one on the north bank of the river and one on the south bank. The north bank structure must have been an … Continue reading

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Subtle Sunday – Modern

This week, Ailsa suggests we take a twist on the modern theme. How do I combine modern and subtle for Sunday? Quite easy really. Modern painting took a massive swing when the Impressionists began their quest for perfection. You’ll have … Continue reading

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Happy Floral Friday Fun!!

We’ve not seen much of the sun for most of May. In fact, a week or so again some spots in Ireland were already approaching their May rainfall averages. What do we do then to cheer ourselves up? Show April … Continue reading

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Subtle Sunday?

Tell you what… this week Ailsa really got me thinking… to such an extend that I may just have found something new to do on Sundays. Yep, Ailsa’s challenge is a subtle one. The comment I left for her had … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Spring Days Gone?

In remembrance of all the long-lost spring days… here’s what it could look like if you had a few moments of it to appreciate!! Happy Monday, especially if you’re having a Bank Holiday Monday!! May spring spring eternal where you … Continue reading

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Belly Flopping!

There are time when one needs to get low to the ground… real low. So, belly flopping becomes a requirement… as when I took these photos. I couldn’t decide which of the two I prefered so I’ll leave you to … Continue reading

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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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