Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. ~ Louisa[…]
Ye Olde Photoblogge is what got me into doing travel blogging and for that I am truly grateful. I am now relocating the contents over here and, in the process, editing, trimming, and adding material[…]
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. ~ Lord Byron (1788-1824) English Poet
26 Sept. 2010 Cork, Ireland, along the Grand Parade. Mmm… delicious sausage rolls! Mushy is good in this context. NetworkedBlogs setting had to be tweaked, so you get another EATcork picture! We had[…]
Bishop Lucey Park, Cork, Ireland. Dario and I finished off the ice cream we bought at the EATcork food festival while enjoying the spectacle of two tiny doggies (one was a puppy :D) running around[…]
Wacky Nation. Crazy sports, weird world championships & absurd traditions It has the word ‘absurd.’ I’m sold.
Something I never quite managed to do while I was living in Italy was to get pictures of all the hilarious signs and business names that struck laughter into the heart of the middle-school aged[…]
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips. ~ Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish Writer
How much wood would a wood-eating catfish… um… Yet another reason to travel to South America: the amazing diversity of species! I love critters!
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears. ~ Glenn Clark
22 Sept. 2010 According to a helpful and informative sign (shown a few pics down), “Fenor bog is a place of peace…” I must say, it was quite lovely and peaceful when we stopped by[…]
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. ~ George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish Playwright
How to Cross the Ocean on a Freighter Ship An article posted on the fantastice website, The Art of Manliness. I heard about this years ago from a fellow stagehand, back when I was working[…]
Happy Arthur’s Day! At first I was a little disappointed this picture came out blurry, but then I realized it was quite fitting. Heck, I should probably blur it some more!
22 Sept. 2010 According to http://www.tramoretourism.net, Tramore is southeast Ireland’s “leading holiday resort.” It seems that people love beaches everywhere you go. And no matter what the temperature, there is always someone who will give[…]
“Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him.” ~ Romain Gary (1914-1980) French Writer
Naples, Italy: “Scientists to drill 13,000ft into active volcano in test that could cause earthquake…” Coincidentally, I hear that Ireland is lovely in October. Ahem.
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