Category Archives: environment

Thursday Doors – Redhills

We’re in the beautiful village of Redhills, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. It was the setting of two movies, The Playboys back in 1992 and The Run of the Country in 1995 . I’ll start off with some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Spring Fever

Thursday Doors this week has a touch of Spring Fever about it. Sorry if you’re not into nature but I couldn’t resist capturing all the new life that emerges at this time of year. So, as this is supposed to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Derry City by Night

I’ve featured Derry City before on Thursday Doors but most of the photographs posted were taken during the daytime. These were taken on an evening stroll along the waterfront. If you look closely at this first one, you’ll see a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I know, it’s Friday and I’m posting Thursday Doors. It might even be Saturday in your part of the world, by now. I blame the clock going forward, we should stop doing that, even the dog finds it annoying. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors and Nova Scotia

Why am I posting an image of trees on this week’s Thursday Doors? If you look closely, you’ll see strange decorations on some of those trunks. These are ‘fairy’ doors, placed there by some children, a practice that has been … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

More like Thursday Gates than Thursday Doors this week, I’m afraid, as I got totally distracted by the flowers at Fota Gardens. On a grey, drizzly day last week, my husband and I decided to take a tour of Fota … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in April

Four hundred years ago today, William Shakespeare passed away. April is a month that belongs to the Bard, a significant date is the twenty-third. Seeing as today, April 23rd, is the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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CHANGE

Change of light as the sun sets In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.”

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Forces of Nature

This battered row of wooden sentinels on my local beach, defying the forces of nature, made me think of an army of soldiers on the front line. The pounding of waves reminded me of war, so I turned my photo … Continue reading

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Early Bird

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Early Bird.” Last summer our family stayed on an eco-campsite¬†in county Clare, Ireland. It was in the small village of Querrin, on the Loop Head peninsula.¬†Each morning we went to the … Continue reading

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