Category Archives: Photography

On the eve of All Hallows on Kilmahil Hill

On the eve of All Hallows on Kilmahil Hill (for Maggie) The angel with white wings calls us in. We enter humbly by the back way, walk through sturdy brick monuments with unreadable names, the recent in black slate with … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

I got my poppy during the week on Brighton Station. Leaves on the line and a few other delays meant I got to talking to the distinguished looking man with the poppies collecting for the British Legion. I mentioned that … Continue reading

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Oh the joys of Ireland – Niall Williams – The Old Ground Hotel in Ennis

     Another adventure to Ireland with my friend Maggie. Maggie has strong associations with Ireland so these trips include plenty of detours, visiting an artist friend, walking in woodland, popping into a castle or two! This time it was … Continue reading

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Notes from my journal…

Met a man on the 507 at Victoria the other week. He said  “I know you from somewhere”  ‘Yes” I said “but I can’t remember where” Turned out we were heading for the same place and we had met up … Continue reading

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Winning ways with sheds?

          Man Cave …       Woman Cave …  Tidied up for the winter!    

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Autumnal sunshine

with more butterflies and bees      optimistic spiders mending broken webs              Virginia creeper and the last of the passion flowers and their fruit   An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’

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Paths – pictures and a poem

       Paths From my bedroom window I can see the worn stone paths I created in the garden. The pathway meandering through the park leading to the sea where dog walkers congregate every morning. Tiny paths threading their way … Continue reading

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