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 – Sunny Spain

I thought I’d save this Thursday Doors post for wintertime here in the Northern hemisphere as it hails from sunny Spain. These photos are from a trip there in late September, while the weather was still hot. This first image … Continue reading

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New Book Site – A Reader’s Delight

There’s a new book site that I think will delight any avid reader. It’s called Shepherd and went live on April 19th 2021. They Beta launched with 400 authors and 2,000 book recommendations and I love this site not only … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Dundalk Museum 2

Welcome to part 2 of Thursday Doors tour of Dundalk Museum. I thought the display of homes through the ages was so appropriate for this blog that I took a photo of every one of them, from the humble labourer’s … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Dundalk Museum 1

No, this isn’t the entrance to the museum in Dundalk but it does make an interesting Thursday Doors photo. Located in a beautifully restored 18th century warehouse, the award-winning County Museum traces the history of Dundalk and County Louth from the Mesolithic … Continue reading


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Thursday Doors – Earl Street

Earl Street in Dundalk County Louth is such an interesting place, I don’t know why I haven’t posted more about it on Thursday Doors. Most of the buildings have been beautifully preserved like the restaurant above. It is part of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Behind the Hedges.

Welcome to June’s edition of Thursday Doors and in this one I try to capture some lovely old houses hidden behind the hedges of a quiet country road outside Derry City, Northern Ireland. Most of the homes on this road … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Moira

This Thursday Doors post comes from the Northern Ireland town of Moira. I took the photos as we drove through and really like the mix of stone and brick in this first one. A little further up the street we … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Belfast

Earlier in the year we drove through Belfast in Northern Ireland on the way home from visiting family and I managed to get a few nice Thursday Doors shots of some of the lovely old buildings to be seen in … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Street Art and Mythology

This month’s Thursday Doors features some more street art but this time from Ballycastle, County Antrim with some Irish mythology thrown in. Many towns in Ireland are now commissioning artists to brighten up their localities with murals depicting their history … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Street Art

It’s been a dull, wet February this year so I thought a colourful Thursday Doors post was in order and these street art images definitely fit the bill. Last year was Dundalk, County Louth’s third year of the Seek Festival … Continue reading

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