Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why not – BeCreative

It is said that everyone has a book in them and maybe this is a true statement. However assuming in the first place, that an individual has a modicum of writing ability; then the challenge becomes one of how to … Continue reading

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Time Capsule – Absent Without Leave

This verbatim transcribed treasure, from the family archive, was written by my great-uncle Michael to his sister Annie (my paternal grandmother) who in 1909 lived in Arbour Place, Stoney Batter; an Urban Village on Dublin’s North Side in close proximity … Continue reading

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More than a Flickr of talent

Have you got a photographic memory? I have, and it has become so large in terms of prints and digital files over the years that I would now need a curator, to more effectively manage it. So, where did the … Continue reading

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The eReader Revolution

By the pace of today’s digital everything development, I arrived pretty late into this revolution, only having purchased my now unputdownable Kindle (keyboard) wi-fi eReader, in late 2011. What a piece of kit! Many times before purchase I came close … Continue reading

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Time Capsule – First Discovery

Handed down through my father’s side of the family and arriving into my possession, on the passing of my mother in 2004, this tiny tin box time capsule had brought its treasured contents safely, on their ninety seven year journey, … Continue reading

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Bitten by the Bug’s Big Brother

You know the scene; you are walking along the foot path and some distance ahead, in the loose traffic stream moving in your direction, you notice a vehicle which looks a little unusual. As the vehicle moves into focus, you … Continue reading

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The Light in the Window

A light constantly shines from an upstairs window in Áras an Uachtaráin (the Hall of the President), in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. This tradition of the light, first introduced during the Presidency of Mary Robinson, is a symbolic beacon reaching out … Continue reading

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