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Keeping it Country

“Once words are written down, they have a life of their own.” Carol Burnett.

Getting Our Bearings

Wow, but time flies….. even for two relatively idle people.   899 more words


In Search of Small Blues!

The good lady and I have been chasing a butterfly species we’ve not recorded before. A week or so ago we spotted our first specimens but battled to get good photos. 81 more words


Tackling The White Blight

A drive into the Irish countryside should always be an enjoyable experience. Yet, if you were to take an elevated road to better view the sweep of land before you, it will inevitably be found that the picturesque scenery is ruined by the imposition that is the white building. 356 more words


Postcards from Ardagh, County Limerick - a hidden Ireland

For over 35  years I lived adjacent to the small village of Ardagh in rural west County Limerick. We came here from London in 1981, back to the parish where my late husband was born and grew up. 1,854 more words


Cliffs of Moher: One Day Bus Tour From Dublin

On the west side of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher are immediately recognizable. The spectacular formations jut right out of the Atlantic ocean hundreds of feet into the air. 2,443 more words


North Carolina girl missing for 5 years found safe in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A missing North Carolina girl has been found safe in Columbus.

On May 5, 2011, Rachel Natacha Owens was reported missing from Brunswick County, North Carolina. 132 more words