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Seaside Saturday – Name Your Storm?

There was a time… when, in honour of the tempestuous temperaments of the fairer variety of homo-sapiens, that storms/ cyclones/ hurricanes/ typhoons/ tropical depressions and the other assortments of fun weather phenomena, were named after said fairer beings. Alas… in … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Storm Clouds!

We’ve had a bit of winter this week… yep, show on the hills… wind off the sea… chilly wind! But… winter is good… for wild photography! The colours lie… I promise! That wind whipping off the sea carried ice crystals … Continue reading

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Whooppee Wednesday Weather!

Yesterday it was all about mellow yellow… but I did mention the chance of fluffy white snow falling about. We went for a walk… why not, it was bright! OK… for you good folk who don’t know about cold… the … Continue reading

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Merry Monday –

There’s lots of stuff to share… but, as a colonialist leader was once rumoured to have said… so much to do, so little time… True… not my words! Anyhow… the waves of time wash over us… so, why don’t I briefly … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Traffic Trouble…

I mentioned yesterday that we had a storm sweeping by. I took this photo while passing an incident on the N11, close to Bray in County Wicklow. The emergency services were blocking the left lane of the road so we … Continue reading

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Monday Mono – as the Crow Flies…

Well, technically speaking… as the crows fly! There are two of them, if my last count was correct. The photo was taken on Saturday afternoon… as the last bit of Storm Deirdre swept by… and oh boy, did she sweep! … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday – Fresh Light

One noticeable benefit of winter is the aftermath of the storms… the air is clean, if maybe a little too crisp. It seems to me as if the light concentrates finer details. Am I talking porkies? I won’t have a … Continue reading

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Rainbow Wonder!

The clouds came… they rained on us but at times they lifted… slightly! I was out and about, looking for fun photos. Next, I spotted the rainbow stubs… and tried to align myself to get the old factory bracketed… but … Continue reading

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