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That “Effin” Bridge…

Train windows aren’t great filters, occasionally one manages to get a reasonable photo through the dirty screen… like this pic of that “Effin” Bridge. The bridge was so named by a very irate skipper who wanted to take his craft … Continue reading

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1101 Posts Later!!

Phew, there’s really no other way to say it. Phew! I’ve managed to keep up with a daily post for a full three years! Yes, I know there are many of you who have passed this milestone by and are … Continue reading

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Royal Canal – Liffey to 6th Lock

01 June saw me along the Royal Canal again. Since reaching the Shannon some time in October 2011 much has happened.  I’d walked the Grand Canal in 2012 in aid of Midlands SIMON so it seemed quite natural to do … Continue reading

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Happy Snappers, Pro’s and Boats…

What is it with boats? What makes them so attractive? Why do folk stop and stare or get hooked on the charm of the canals and the thought of a boat descending a flight of locks. Even just locking through a double … Continue reading

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That Effin Bridge… And Other Assorted Tribulations…

Earlier this week I was blessed in quite a few ways. I could get to spend a few hours with the boats as they descended through the last few Royal Canal locks into Spencer Dock. I’d never has the opportunity of passing beneath the … Continue reading

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An Afternoon’s Outing…

The article below is the latest submitted to the local quarterly. It is also the first bit of work I earned something for!! A very handy Christmas hamper… now, should I say I’ve arrived as a writer?? Have a look-see… and enjoy!! … Continue reading

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I Sat Around at Work Today

I sat around a desk today Wondering, should I scream or pray? I’m filled with utter dismay Are we meeting, what’s the long delay? Staring out through dirty window pane At the softly falling chilly November rain The talk of … Continue reading

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A Saturday’s Stroll…

Hi all, sorry for the glitch yesterday when this post went live in its incomplete state. Thanks for the folk who liked it without the photos. This move drama and the lack of internet in the new house is a tad counterproductive … Continue reading

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