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April A to Z: My Vinyl! Alchamy – Dire Straits

So it begins. That happy time of the year when we all indulge in memory sharing! My month’s A to Z gets underway with one of those great classic live shows. Dire Straits was really at the top of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Truce!

Let’s all wish for peace. Let’s all pray for peace, however unlikely that dream can be. It’s Christmas, the day to celebrate hope and tranquillity. Today’s photo reminded me of a unique event during the First World War. Apparently, in … Continue reading

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Thundering Thursday!

Yes… thundering Thursday! I’ve long been looking for an excuse to use the title and now I may just have one! Or two… You see… it seems yesterday’s post bombed! Yes… splattered all over the sidewalk… splosh! That left me … Continue reading

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The Happy Snapper’s Point and Shoot!

Imaging going off to the museum, just like we did yesterday… for a stroll around and to take a few snaps with your point and shoot. We found ourselves fascinated by the many things on show. Most of all, the … Continue reading

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Sport – Fair?

“All is fair in love and war.” I’m sure you heard the saying countless times. Go to the Big G search and you’ll see it’s apparently been around for a very long time. So… as the topic at the moment … Continue reading

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Beauty – Reason to Look Up!

I can’t seem to shake this week’s challenge. Yes, I was on my knees when I took this photo. I had to look up to get the effect. Yesterday, we called around to the Irish War Memorial because I had … 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 – I for Irish National War Memorial

I’ve only recently discovered these gardens. There is definitely an air of tranquillity about the whole site. The circular lines are offset well by the parallels created by the horizontals of stairs and  interlinking trellis timbers. The memorial gardens were … Continue reading

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