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.

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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Thomas Hardy

On 11th January 1928, the poet and novelist, Thomas Hardy died at the age of 87 in Dorset, England. He was cremated and his ashes interred in Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey but his heart had been removed and was … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Just the one photo for this week’s Thursday Doors but it will get your thinking caps on. I used to walk pass this house on a regular basis and always wondered about the amount of chimney pots on its tiny … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – New Door, New Year

Well, the old door has finally closed on 2018 and a new one has opened for 2019. Our house has literally done that just a few weeks ago, when we replaced our old, cracked and weather beaten front door. Some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m still in Belturbet, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors post. There’s plenty of interesting doors and historical structures here that I haven’t gotten around to photographing yet, including a castle or two. Right in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Bridges of Belturbet

Welcome to Belturbet, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. I’ve been wanting to take a shot of this door for a while now as I love the colourful layers of peeled back paint, which seems to include the wall, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Athlone

Athlone, county Westmeath, is the featured town in my Thursday Doors post this week, although, this lovely thatched cottage isn’t in the town itself. I know you can’t see the entrance in the photograph but trust me, there is a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

It wasn’t just the name on this building that caught my Thursday Doors eye, one of my daughters is called Jenny, it was the colour. Normally, a red door will draw me like a magnet but this coffee house complimented … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

If you’ve been following my blog over the last couple of weeks, you can guess where this Thursday Doors post is coming from. Enniskillen, of course, and red doors to start with. I’ve been saving these particular photos for this … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – More from Enniskillen

This week’s Thursday Doors is all about arts and crafts, alive and well in Enniskillen’s Buttermarket. When it opened in 1835 for the trading of local dairy produce, the Buttermarket served the community well. As one of the oldest buildings … Continue reading

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