Category Archives: nature

Thursday Doors – Memories of 2020

This will be my last Thursday Doors post of the year so I thought some of my favourite memories of 2020 would be a nice way to finish what has been a very strange year. Our host, Dan, suggested we … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Marina

This week’s Thursday Doors is all about Belturbet’s marina. It’s a good way to follow up on the past couple of posts about the barracks wall, as they run alongside each other. There are boats of all shapes and sizes … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Archdale Part 2

In part two of Thursday Doors – Castle Archdale we’ll have a look at what else there is to enjoy around the estate. This first image is of the old stables and coach houses, where there is a display of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cabin

A friend of mine spent a month in a beautiful cabin in the woods near where I live, so naturally I had to take some photos for Thursday Doors. It’s set in a small complex of wooden chalets on the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Boats on the River Erne.

Boats have doors so for this week’s Thursday Doors post we’ll be looking at some of the many types of boats you can see on the River Erne. This first image was snapped at the marina on one of my … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Rosepark Farm

Welcome to another Thursday Doors post, this time from Rosepark Farm in Antrim. From the first few photos you’ll see where such a beautiful name came from. I walked that rose lined path at a snail’s pace, taking in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson Again

This week’s Thursday Doors finds me back at Castle Saunderson again. It’s a great place for foraging and I wanted to get some meadowsweet to make a cordial. I couldn’t resist photographing the castle from a couple of new angles … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson 2

On this week’s Thursday Doors we’ll be continuing our walk through the grounds of Castle Saunderson. There is also an international scout centre here with indoor accommodation and campsites stretching over an area of thirty four acres. But the old … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castle Saunderson

Even after a dozen posts from the Cavan County Museum I’m still hooked on history for this week’s Thursday Doors – and it’s a castle this time. Would you like to have a look inside? Sorry, this is as close … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Lockdown

Welcome to Thursday Doors during lockdown. Thankfully, here in Ireland we are allowed take a walk every day to get some exercise and fresh air, as long as it’s not more than two kilometres from our homes. It’s so nice … Continue reading

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