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Thursday Doors – Castlerock

Thursday Doors this week comes from Castlerock, a seaside village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is situated five miles west of the town of Coleraine and is part of the Causeway Coast and Glens district. It’s very popular with summer tourists, being … 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

While in Ardmore, county Waterford recently I took lots of photos for the Thursday Doors series. So, to continue on from last week’s cottage murals, here are some of my favourites along with boats, bluebells and balustrades. As we climbed … Continue reading

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Pilmore Beach, Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. The Daily Post WordPress Photo Challenge: Landscape

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To be a camper in Ireland it helps to be optimistic, as you can see from this image. The mist rolling in over the hill brought a soft drizzle of rain that gives rise to the Irish expression ‘Soft day, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

There are some fabulous Victorian houses along the Front Strand in my home town of Youghal and I thought I would take a nice long walk along the beach and get a few shots for Thursday Doors this week. The exercise … Continue reading

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Being Careful on the Rocks The fine sandy beach at Narin, County Donegal, is two and a half kilometers long and at low tide it’s possible to walk out to the islet of Inishkeel. You must be careful not to … Continue reading

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I tried really hard not to use any of photographs of stone walls and castles for this week’s challenge, but I just had to sneak one in at the end. In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Monochromatic.”

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A Good Day

You might think it strange to see misty images being used in a post about a good day. Because we live so far from our children and grandchildren, any day spent with them is always a good one. This summer … Continue reading

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Inspiration From Images

I’ve been trying to write more poetry lately and for me the best way to get inspiration is through the use of images. Even when writing a scene for a book I usually see it play out in my head, … Continue reading

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