Category Archives: The Good Things in Life

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 – Around the Town

This week’s Thursday Doors are from random streets around the town of Dundalk. I featured the first one a couple of weeks ago but this image is from a different angle. Of course, I had to include a red door … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Colourful Dundalk

Last week’s Thursday Doors from Dundalk might have had a bit of a grey theme but this week’s post is a lot more colourful. Let’s start off with one of my favourite door colours and a beautiful, traditional Irish instrument. … 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 – Seek Arts Festival Continued

Continuing on Thursday Doors with the Seek Arts Festival in Dundalk, here’s some photos my sister sent me of the progress so far. I’m amazed at how much work these artists managed to get done in such a short time … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Seek Arts Festival Dundalk

Thursday Doors this week features Seek, a contemporary urban arts festival. It began in 2019 to promote visual art in Dundalk and takes place over a five year period, commissioning established and emerging artists, locally, nationally and from abroad, to … 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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