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In homage to all those photo blogs out there, here are a few of mine. You will have to forgive that they most were taken on my phone. It is not an expensive one, or particularly high tech, but I like these few pics.
A ship called Dignity - On Arran many years ago (OK, this is in Scotland, but I wanted to get this pic in).
The boat house at Castle Ward, Co. Down.
Dundrum Castle, Co. Down, looking towards the Mournes.
This memoir of a much loved pet was sent by a
friend, Mark McClean. The hugely strong links formed with family pets never
ceases to amaze me, as does the trust that these beautiful animals place in the
strange two legged companions that they choose to live with.Dogs can melt the hearts of even the strongest
of us.Rest in peace Gracie.
all started in 1987. The setting was a small fictional town in northern
California called ‘Santa Carla’. The protagonist was a young teenage boy called
Sam and his husky-type dog: Nanook. The inciting
incident of the film plot unfolds to reveal Sam, along with Nanook and his
family have just moved into a small sleepy seaside town stalked by vampires! Have you guessed the film? The Lost Boys. It was a cult-classic of
the late ‘80s starring the late Corey Haim, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland.
the middle of all the punchy one-liners, guts and gore special effects a
typical 80s horror film had and a catchy soundtrack to boot, I happ…
Welcome to Old Ireland. My initial idea for this site was to cover only classic vehicles, but
since classicireland.ie was already taken and the best alternative I could find
was this one, my thoughts for the site began to broaden.A lot of the inspiration for this comes from the
few magazines for which I have written articles.Let’s get these mentioned early, because you
should not be surprised to see a little of their influence here.Real Classic is subscription only in print,
but also has an excellent site at https://www.real-classic.co.uk/,
where Frank, Rowena and a host of writers entertain and inspire.Then there is Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly,
formerly in print monthly, but now only on line at http://mnmotorcycle.com/.MMM’s archives could keep you reading happily
for months, and the like it or not truths told by Thomas Day (Geezer with a
grudge: see his own site at http://geezerwithagrudge.blogspot.com/),
should make everyone on two wheels pause for thought.If you have time on the …
Below are as many Irish jokes as I could rustle up. Feel free to add more in the comments to this. Enjoy.
mate Paddy just told me that he robbed a shop last night.
"What did you get?" I asked.
"26 pictures," he smiled, showing me. "The cheapest one is worth
I said, "Paddy, these are from an estate agents." A spokesman at Ringsend sewage
plant in Ireland has announced plans to extend its capacity. "By how much?”,
asked the reporter. He replied, "Two turds." Paddy texts his wife...
“Mary, I’m just having one more pint with the lads.
If I’m not back in 20 minutes, read this message again.” One
afternoon Paddy and Mick were having a pint at a pub across from a brothel. For
the craic, they sat in the front so they could watch the comings and goings
across the street. The two lads were shocked when a Presbyterian minister
walked into the brothel.
"Begod," says Paddy, "that's a shame to see a man of th…