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Thursday Doors – from the car

For this week’s Thursday Doors I’m sharing some shots I took from the car on a couple of road trips recently. The first one even has a silhouette of me taking the photo as we drove by a neat little … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Ballyconnell

‘I thought we came to Ballyconnell on a hunt for Thursday Doors,’ said The Gaffer, who doesn’t like water – unless he’s drinking it. ‘We did,’ I replied. ‘But look at that lovely weir.’ Lovely as it was, The Gaffer … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Redhills

We’re in the beautiful village of Redhills, County Cavan for this week’s Thursday Doors. It was the setting of two movies, The Playboys back in 1992 and The Run of the Country in 1995 . I’ll start off with some … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Strandfield House and Farm

I had a really good time capturing shots for this Thursday Doors post from Strandfield House, Ballymascanlon, County Louth. On a working farm we found a beautiful barn converted to an all-organic vegetarian restaurant. After a fabulous lunch that included … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I know, it’s Friday and I’m posting Thursday Doors. It might even be Saturday in your part of the world, by now. I blame the clock going forward, we should stop doing that, even the dog finds it annoying. The … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in April

Four hundred years ago today, William Shakespeare passed away. April is a month that belongs to the Bard, a significant date is the twenty-third. Seeing as today, April 23rd, is the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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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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Shakespeare in Nature

 The next time you take a walk surrounded by the beauty of nature think of Shakespeare  And this, our life, exempt from public haunt finds tongues in trees books in running brooks sermons in stones and good in everything. William … Continue reading

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