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Lens-Artists PC – Around the Neighbourhood…

I’ve shown you so much of our little town and surrounds, so… how do I do justice to Tina’s challenge this week? Well, why not show you a few quirky pics? Let’s begin with the cormorant roost, a photo of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Rebellion, Revenge, Respect and Reconciliation 

Yes, it’s quite a mouthful but it’s something that’s been getting to me lately. What, you may ask? Rebellion and revenge or respect and reconciliation? The people of Ireland are currently commemorating the 100th year since the 1916 Easter Rising. … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – L for Liffey

OK… some of you may say a river can’t be included in my alphabet but it is as much an attraction in the city as many of the other features. I’m reminded of a bit of wall art on a … Continue reading

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Help The Homeless, Please!

It’s time for me to spread the word and ask you to do the same please. Today and tomorrow Radio Nova, my favourite radio station, is doing a radiothon to raise funds for the homeless in the greater Dublin area. … Continue reading

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Survey Time?

Every time I’m down Arklow way I seem to find myself down in the harbour area. I’m fascinated by the industrial decay and what appears to be the general lack of new development. Maybe it’s time to do a survey… … Continue reading

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Disgruntlement!

Something miffed me at work the other day… so, I sat wondering about my disgruntlement. Then I sat wondering about the word disgruntlement. Does it even exist or have I disfigured the English language… again? A quick search in the … Continue reading

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Dear Irish Rail – How Pathetic!!

In a first world, free economy, supposedly capitalist country we are today subjected to a rail strike. Yes… the good folk who have been employed right through the bad times are now forcing their displease with their bosses upon the … Continue reading

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The Calling Canvas?

I’ll begin today by divulging a secret… no, it’s nothing earth shattering. Actually, to many, it’s not even a secret. I have, in the past, been known to slap paint on the odd canvas, occasionally with mild success. I’ve not … Continue reading

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