Monthly Archives: June 2014

Daily Post Photo Challenge: Between

This week’s theme for the Daily Post Photo Challenge is ‘Between’ This photo was taken at Ardnamona Woods near Donegal Town. It was a damp Sunday afternoon towards the end of winter but we really wanted to get out of the … Continue reading

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No-one wants to be a refugee

Imagine all those routine things you take for granted, like sending the kids off to school, going to work or to the shops, and coming home to the comfort of your home, maybe watching tv, spending time online, booking a … Continue reading

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Wheels of Fracking – A great idea from Lakelands Cycling Club in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland #tourismnotfracking

  This cross-border cycling event and video was organised to show the currently unspoiled scenery of Fermanagh and Leitrim where plans are well under way for thousands of hydraulic fracturing wells and supporting compressor stations and storage ponds. With Ireland being such … Continue reading

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A 100-word story – Item 401: Letter found among the brickwork during renovation of government buildings

Below is this week’s 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers. The photo prompt is courtesy of ©Mary Shipman To find out how to get involved in this weekly writing challenge, click here To read other contributions, click here   Genre: Fiction   … Continue reading

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At Eas a’Ranca on a Summer Evening

I was working on this poem on the computer when my daughter said: “Look, the waterfall we went to is on the telly.” It’s not somewhere you would usually see on TV, so it was quite a coincidence. I think … Continue reading

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Perilly Whites – a 100-word story

This week’s photo prompt for Friday Fictioneers made me think of the ‘dental tourism’ craze that existed in Ireland for a while during the boom years. I think common sense has since prevailed, but I can’t be sure… To get … Continue reading

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An Ill Wind

Below is a 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers. This week’s photo prompt is courtesy of ©Douglas M MacIlroy. To find out how to get involved, click here. To read other stories from the great range of contributors, click here.   An … Continue reading

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