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Silence Blossoms…

There’s a lot happening in our world at the moment and it’s difficult to put everything into perspective. I’m not really in the mood to say too much because of all the uncertainty but here’s the song that’s rapidly forming … Continue reading

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Earth

Spring. When the earth comes to life. When man puts in extra effort to harvest an early crop. When hard work, rain and sunshine turn the seeds in the earth into crops. When the earth is painted with the vivid … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – Quirky… Quaint – Phoenix Park!

Sorry… this is a cheat! On two levels. Yesterday’s “P” just didn’t allow me to add Phoenix Park. Now, that raises its own questions. Missing Phoenix Park? Not on! It just so happens to be one of the largest city … Continue reading

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Admiration!

Admiration – noun ( modified i-net definition) Respect and warm approval. something regarded as impressive or worthy of respect. “her house was the admiration of everyone” pleasurable contemplation. “they were lost in admiration of the scenery” Pleasurable contemplation. That, for … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Z is for Zimmer!

Yes… in my world Z is for Zimmer! Not the metal frame type of zimmer… well, not just yet! OK, let me explain. When this blog was born it took on the name of Ouch My Back Hurts. There was … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Wailing Wild Winter Weather Warning

This is Ireland. This is a place where more conversations begin with a topic related to the latest storm hitting the country or end with something along the lines of… OK… see you the weekend, depending on the weather.  Yes… … Continue reading

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April A to Z – UP!

Happy Monday… I hope you’re feeling on the up and up! We’ve entered the last stretch of April A to Z. In some ways I regret taking up the challenge as I’ve found myself being drawn deeper and deeper into … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Sunrise to Sundown…

I think I’ve used the Harry Chapin song as inspiration before. All my life’s a circle… sunrise to sundown… Well, why not again? It’s a rather potent song… a reminder of just how lucky we are to witness a sunrise … Continue reading

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April A to Z – GREEN!

Ireland is the land of GREEN! Forty shades? Emerald… grass-green, lime… mint… shamrock. Man, there are so many shades I could most probably do an A to Z just on green… but I won’t. Yes, I’m chicken! Green chicken? Strange … Continue reading

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Landscape… Irish Bliss!

It’s a well-known fact that most of Europe’s landscapes have been altered by man over centuries of constant change. Ireland, they say… was mostly woodland but man’s need for housing, heat and cooking fuel, as well as for grazing for … Continue reading

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Sensory – the Twirl!

You’ve gotta give me a break here, please? Yep… this week Ailsa’s challenge asks for the sensory. Yes… our smells, sights… hearing, touch and taste when we travel. Our senses… they are the memory stirrers we so need on this … Continue reading

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Half Light

The light in Ireland is often great for photography or art. Soft light at these latitudes. But… as Ireland is also a tad wet most of the time I’m often heard humming the Johnny Nash classic… I can see clearly … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – M for Marlay Park

Marlay Park… one of Dublin’s great open spaces. There’s all sorts of activities one can indulge in… from sport to open-air music concerts and much in between… go, walk about… enjoy the scenery and find out a little more about … Continue reading

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Creative

I’ll tell  what… Ailsa really got me going with this challenge. I was doing a bit of outdoor investigation when a thought struck after I spotted this fantastic work in progress. Find parking nearby to get closer for a few photos. … Continue reading

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One Love

If only, we could live with childlike acceptance of one another, this planet will be some place! I thought of this photo the minute I read this week’s challenge. As an ugly, hairy specimen of the male segment of humankind … Continue reading

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