February 28, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is UGLY I was truly stuck for this challenge until I remember this photo which I used last year for Sculpture Saturday – I’m all for recycling! This piece of sculpture stands in the harbour of Póvoa de Varzim – a fishing community in Northern Portugal. The angle of […]
February 26, 2021.Reading time 6 minutes.
Each week, Dr. B from Buddha Walks into a Wine Bar selects a single theme to point our cameras at or to encourage us to display a few photos from our collections. I certainly don’t present myself as a photographer but I’m happy to root through my photos and select the most passable!!! This week’s challenge is […]
February 24, 2021.Reading time 19 minutes.
This is VERY Local – even for me. This is my tribute to Covid and is specifically in honour of yesterday’s announcement from the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) that the 5km restrictions are continuing for at least another 6 weeks! 6 more weeks!! At Least!! I’m luckier than most – I’ve the sea in front of […]
February 21, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is EMPTY This is PORT in West Donegal. Surrounded by ocean and heather clad hills, Port is known as the ‘Ghost Village’ or the ‘Deserted Village’. Believed to be the first maritime port in Donegal, it would once have been a thriving fishing hamlet. At some stage, the whole […]
February 19, 2021.Reading time 50 minutes.
What’s your thing? – beach? wildlife? ancient civilization? jungle? mountain? natural wonders? hiking? photography? food? friendly people? UNESCO sites? This gem has experienced an incredible rise in tourism over the past decade or so – and with very good reason. Located in the Indian Ocean, barely 100 miles from the equator, the idyllic tropical island […]