Category Archives: nature

Photo Challenge – Reflecting

The Erne River in County Cavan, Ireland. In response to WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: Reflecting.

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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

Continuing on from last week’s Thursday Doors in Dublin, I have a question for you. What do vampires and Stephen’s Green have in common? Why should I be reminded of something that scared the life out of me in my … Continue reading

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The Beauty of County Cork

I just had to share this video of the county I live in. It was posted online by Cork County Council and if you’ve been following my blog you might recognize some of the places featured, ‘Stone Mad’ in Kinsale … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

You will have to put a hard hat on for this week’s Thursday Doors. This post is an update on the progress we are making with our house renovation – although you might not consider it progress when you see … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors hails from Scotland this week. These photographs are from a trip I made to Edinburgh a few years ago, to visit family who live there. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to explore Edinburgh Castle but it’s the first … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Last week I had no access to WiFi to participate in Thursday Doors but I had lots of opportunities to collect some interesting photos for this week’s post. These lovely little cottages (some not so little) are a delight to … Continue reading

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Fresh and Salty

Fresh and Salty I’m sorry there was no Thursday Doors post this week as I was away for a few days, with no access to the internet. However, I did take lots of interesting photos of doors and castles to … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Still on the Erne river for this week’s Thursday Doors, where we spent our August bank holiday weekend. The weather was mixed but warm and on our last evening we took the boat up river and saw this lovely cottage. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors this week comes from the marina where our boat is moored, in county Cavan. This little beauty is tiny and if you can call a boat ‘cute’ that’s definitely what she is. She’s moored alongside a houseboat and … Continue reading

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