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Sand Castles?

This is a bit of fun. Arklow’s South Beach drops away quite steeply… so, when you turn to walk back to the car park this is a view you get of the town. Yep… only the tip of the rather … Continue reading

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Dublin Alphabet – O for Old Jameson Brewery

It feels like half a century ago when I last did a Dublin Alphabet post. However, I have to take up the task with the letter “O”. Not one too frequently used in Dublin. So… when you’re looking to visit … 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 – Kilcock and Kildare

Before the April A to Z began I was doing my own Dublin A to Z which I have to continue when May rolls around again. I cheated a little then by featuring Kilcock because it’s “our” village. It’s in … Continue reading

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Art and Life… Clouds v Turner

Firstly, I have a confession to make. This is a photo taken by my good lady… with a mobile! (Those who know me will testify to the fact that I can’t really reconcile myself with the fact that phones take … Continue reading

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Friendly Friday Fives!!

High fives, that is. Why not? It’s summer here in the north… holiday time, time to have fun and also time to say hello to new folk visiting. Yep, in the last few weeks and months I’ve been rather fortunate … Continue reading

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Homework All Done!

Well, can our homework ever be done? No, not housework… homework. I’m referring to all the blogging tasks I needed to catch up on. Yep, the new job has taken its toll. Now, I don’t have the time to spend … Continue reading

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Monday Malaise…

I’m at one of those points again… feeling rather spent. Those of you who have been around OMBH for a while will know by now that every so often I lament the lack of inspiration. I then threaten to stop … Continue reading

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