Category Archives: The Good Things in Life

Thursday Doors – Red

Every time we pass this little cottage these red doors jump out at me but it’s not a great place to stop the car and my drive by shots were constantly blurred. On our last trip, Mr. R. found a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Flatpack

An unusual Thursday Doors from me this week – flatpack. We’ve been dismantling a lot of our flatpack furniture and setting it up in the house we are in the process of moving to. The above photo is of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Fermanagh

Last year I posted some Thursday Doors from this location but it’s definitely worth a second sharing. Recently we took a short boat trip up/down river (not sure which) and paid another visit to the Crom Estate, in county Fermanagh, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cavan

Last weekend my family had a get together in what is soon to be our new hometown, Belturbet in County Cavan. We rented two houses next door to each other and played crazy golf in the daytime and board games … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Wee House

I know the house we’re renovating is tiny, but this little building is even smaller yet it has more toilets in it.┬áThis is the public toilets at Gougane Barra forest park in County Cork. A friend sent me this one … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I recently went for a drive up the Knockmealdown Mountains with an old friend of mine and we called on a lady she knew who rescues animals. Along with the dozen or more very friendly dogs that came to greet … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Does this look familiar? The front door hasn’t changed at all since I last posted it on Thursday Doors. That’s because we’ve been concentrating on the attic rooms, which are coming along nicely – considering we’re not exactly spring chickens. … 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

Last week’s Thursday Doors photos were taken as we drove through Dublin city headed for Marconi House, headquarters of one of our national radio stations, Today FM. I had been invited by The Last Word host, Matt Cooper, to participate … 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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