Author Archives: Jean Reinhardt

About Jean Reinhardt

Author of 'A Pocket Full of Shells' an Amazon International best seller, Jean writes young adult and historical fiction. She has been known to shed a tear over Little House on the Prairie.

Thursday Doors

If you like history, especially social history, then you would love a visit to the County Tyrone village of Sion Mills and if you can’t travel there yourself, I’ll be doing a Thursday Doors post about it at a later … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Blackrock Again

This will be my last Thursday Doors post from the seaside village of Blackrock in County Louth, for the present. When the weather improves I’ll take a tour through the rest of the countryside in Ireland’s smallest county and share … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you read my Thursday Doors post last week you’ll recognise the sundial with the sea as a backdrop. Yes, we are still in the beautiful village of Blackrock, County Louth. My great grandfather, son of a local fisherman, was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I paid a visit to my native village of Blackrock and captured some colourful Thursday Doors and buildings to share. If you’ve read any of my Irish Saga you might recognized the Cooley Mountains, as shown in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Lisnaskea is a neighbouring town full of wonderful Thursday Doors waiting to be included in my blog posts. This must be the nicest Chinese restaurant I’ve seen yet, at least from the outside. I love the stonework and design, as … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The first of my Thursday Doors photos this week is of The Slieve Rossa pub. That middle step is one to watch if you’re leaving after having ‘one too many.’ A few years back, the owner found a dead snake … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I took a stroll down by the Belturbet Marina for this Thursday Doors post, to photograph it from a different angle than before. That large building on the right is part of a boat yard attached to the private marina across … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Even when the house is warm, if it’s cold outside The Gaffer likes to wrap himself up in his bed – until I suggest we go for a walk around town in search of Thursday Doors. “What was that you … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

We pass this little church on a regular basis and for a long time I’ve been meaning to stop and take a photograph of it for Thursday Doors. Of course, the red door catches my eye every time we drive … Continue reading

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Writers of Worth Who Spent a Short Time on Earth

Originally posted on Dave Astor on Literature:
Among literature’s “writers for the ages” are many who died at a young or relatively young age. They packed memorable works into their short time on Earth — in some cases, just one…

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