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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Last Days of Autumn . . .

 Having spent a few days in hospital (UHW) recently,
I was lucky to be discharged in time to capture the images hereunder locally
before Winter officially arrives!

The above last image in own garden!

Creative Collection # 3

Friday, October 16, 2020

WHAT's going on at Beechwood???

 6th October 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Maudie Hallisey (on right) enjoying the recital with daughter - Nora .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (with permission)

The WHAT recital at Bridget Kelly's house, Beechwood Grove, was arranged by Maeve Butler from the Waterford Healing Arts Trust, which operates at University Hospital, Waterford.                                                         

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Uploading Problems!!!

 Am unable upload new images in recent days, 

despite numerous attempts!


The problem has now been solved (13 October 2020),

and I have managed to add further images to

the Lough Doire Bhile item hereunder.


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Lough Doire Bhile

Having aged somewhat, these platforms no longer look safe to fish from!

With acknowledgements to W. B. Yeats!

Tá Loch Doire Bhile in aice le Gleann an Ghuail,
Contae Thiobraid Árann.
Lough Doire Bhile is located near Glengoole, County Tipperary.
Information panels in the car park show three loop trails.
also information on the fauna and flora.
The surrounding area has plenty of wild-flowers in the Spring, 
especially orchids. 
The lake was man-made, by Bórd na Móna, quite a few years ago,
and is stocked with coarse fish.
Licence/s to fish available at Perry's Filling Station/Shop, Ballynonty. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Mountainy Farm

Above image from near Attical, County Down.

View from the Barravakeen area, Comeraghs. 

Sunday, August 23, 2020

The Haven Hotel . . .

                                                                                                                                                              The Haven Hotel, a one-time Malcomson holiday home at the coast.

Thursday, August 20, 2020


Much damage and flooding nationwide after last night's storm and rain,
with over 200,000 houses and businesses without electric power.
Waterford Local Radio website gave a good account of the worst of the damage in the county.
Apart from damage to flowers, branches, etc. in own garden,
a 14 metre Eucalyptus tree lost much of it's bark, part of it above.

-    oooOooo    -

“The rain thundered down so heavily that Pritam could imagine that space itself was made of water and was pouring through rents in the sky's tired fabric.”

― Stephen M. Irwin.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Something Different!

Overlooking Pladda Sound,
Isle of Arran. 

One left-click on most images will show an enlarged copy.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A de la Poer castle

From nearby Clonea-Power;
off a small wooden plaque beside the Clódagh bridge.
An interesting example of Pyrography (Pokerwork)!