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Merry Monday Moves!

Saturday’s Royal Canal stroll gifted quite a few interesting photos. I have to be honest, I’d been itching for a walk and when I had quite a few hits and positive comments on the Royal Canal Page I knew the time … Continue reading

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Freedom!

I have to confess… I’ve been looking at so many quotes lately that it seems to me I can write a novel using what I’ve read. Imagine… stringing together paragraph after page of the words of others. Could lead to … Continue reading

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The Photoshop Bug Strikes!!

Yep… last week my experiments with Lightroom began. Now, here’s my first attempt at tweaking a photo in Photoshop. Actually… all I really did was to remove a few light poles. I left the one in the centre for effect … Continue reading

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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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