Sculpture Saturday

  This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind over Memory This popular piece in one of Dublin’s busy shopping districts doesn’t honour any local celebs but rather pays homage to everyday life.   Jackie McKenna’s 1988 bronze statue is called ‘Meeting Place‘ (but we prefer the local nickname ‘The Hags With The Bags‘!!). The two ladies have […]

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My Top 10 of Everything: What you’ll enjoy in Northern Portugal!

There was a time – not so long ago – when traveling to Portugal meant ‘The Algarve’.   With the rise in popularity of city breaks,  travelers’ experience of Portugal expanded to include Lisbon.   More recently,  we’ve all discovered Porto and that,  in turn,  has opened up a ‘new’ destination – Northern Portugal. I think this […]

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Sculpture Saturday

  This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind over Memory Last week my choice was a dedication to the women of the fishing community of Póvoa de Varzim in Northern Portugal.   Further along the same promenade,  at the entrance to the port,  is this piece.  The angle of the photo says it all – upon first […]

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