Category Archives: Getting old

Spring Geese

Yesterday was my birthday & I’m beginning to accept that I’m not a spring chicken any more!

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If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say?

I found some great questions on the blog of one of my new followers ‘Granny Smith: Unleashed‘ (I’m pretty sure she’s not a granny!!) and was going to reply to a few of them but found myself answering them all! … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Death, Families, Getting old, Life, Travel | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

Ouch!!

No pain no gain… But this is HARD!! I’ve started the 30 Day Ab Challenge.  In fact I startled it 24 days ago, but I’m only on day 15.  It’s really hard to motivate myself to do 15 to 20 … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Companionable

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is Companionable Wilson is one of the friendliest dogs, he only ever barks to let us know there is someone at the door, and when we open it he is so excited to see who our … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Here is a photo from my recent visit to Dublin that I wasn’t expecting to be sharing so soon!  As I mentioned in my post for the photo challenge ‘Fleeting‘ I visited The Botanical Gardens in Glasnevin, with Dad on … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Birthdays, Dublin, Families, Ireland, Mum, Photography, Summer | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Another Surprise!

For my mum’s 60th birthday the girls, Peter & I bought 99p flights and went on a return trip to Dublin for the day

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. … Continue reading

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