Down to Dordogne

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It’s funny how (some years) every year it seems to take the jolt of thinking about and getting to planning the current years holiday to actually go back and remember that I still haven’t processed nor uploaded any of the previous year. ‘Funny’ probably isn’t the word, I’m sure there’s a word, the …

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En France; Week 3

With the lavender fields, rolling hills of Provence and daily (hourly) thunderstorms now in the rear view mirror, we were off to …

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En France; Week 2

Leaving Carcassonne, today’s journey was about 350 km. In the name of it not taking all day (and because we had to …

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Currabinny Woods

So 2014 was shocking. But only in a ‘motivation to blog’ way. Looking back, I can see I’ve got three posts for the …

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En France; Week 1

All the convenience of getting to France, without the pain in the arse of the 3 hour motorway trip from Dublin. That …

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Kilruddery Gardens

It seemed that I’d been missing opportunities to get to Kilruddery Gardens left right and center over the years we lived in …

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Ballinspittle Bluebells

Well, it’s been a while. Amazing how moving to a different county, getting a new job and oh yeah, getting married, tends …

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Flightfest

Instead of joining the crowd milling around the docklands, I chose the lazy option and photographed the entire FlightFest event from my …

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IMMA

IMMA is and has always been too damn handy. As I have mentioned before, it literally is the neighbours front garden. If …

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Fairly Inconsequential

Or so I thought anyway. Just something to pass off as an update on an otherwise run of the mill ( so …

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Cornwall

After the huge trip to Italy and back (with a lot of detouring in between) last year, holidays this year were going …

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The madding crowd

A little over a week ago, something bright and warm appeared in the Dublin sky. When it didn’t disappear within a few …

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Garretstown

I don’t know if I ever have or ever will be able to drive or ride past windy, high tided Garretstown without …

Instaprints

It’s not really that often that I print anything, especially from my iphone. The photos don’t even usually make it as far …

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Fota Gardens

I thought “I’ll post some photos of a recent trip to Fota Gardens, then link back to previous visits” but I can’t …

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Break out the Stout

After my first ever abandoned brew day the previous weekend (I had a cold and it was too windy for the propane …

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The Trek back to Ireland

That would unfortunately make this part three of a European motorcycling trilogy. We were back on the road, heading west toward our …

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Around Lake Garda

“Europe 2012; Part 2” I suppose. Having dropped the bike at the hotel and received the ‘standard Italian warm welcome’, we retreated …

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From here to Italy

Or “Europe 2012; Part 1” if you prefer. Going over and trying to process the many gigabytes of video shot with my …