Monthly Archives: July 2014

Blarney Castle, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I had done a post on our visit to Blarney Castle , on our return,  so this is a photo-journey through part, a very small part, of the 60 acre parkland surrounding the castle, the castle … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : picture quality 1972-74

Most of my Throwback Thursdays pics will be from way-way-back-when … when we were young … when photo developing was not that good … when I decided that ‘matt’ finish photos were great (as it turns out they’re not .. years … Continue reading

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Cork, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Hubby and I had a two-night stopover in the city of Cork .. and there again, as in Waterford, we didn’t spend much time in the city itself except for a walk-about … Continue reading

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Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Our next stop after Cahir Castle in County Tipperary was the Rock of Cashel .   As with Cahir Castle I had done a post in my previous BlogSpot blog in Nov … Continue reading

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Boys rated my hamburgers ..

Sooo… my grandsons, Bradley and Connor, rated my hamburgers on a par – or just about anyway – with Wimpy!!!!   I was shocked !!!   .. and dismayed 😦 Does this look like a Wimpy hamburger ?  !!   Succulent beef … Continue reading

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Cahir Castle, Co. Tipperary : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I love castles !!! I have done a post on Cahir Castle – posted in Nov 2009.   It was on my previous BlogSpot and the photographs are quite small.  I may include the … Continue reading

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Ho hum .. I have a dilemna

I’m running out of space on WordPress 😦      I don’t know how many more photographs and stories I can squeeze onto my current WordPress blog Do I pay an annual fee to continue on WordPress or do I ask Bryan to set up my own website … Continue reading

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