Monthly Archives: June 2012

In the Toilet

Toilet with Elevated Cistern and Chain in the Stonehenge Visitors Center. Toilets. Not something I ever thought I’d write about. But why not? After all, I recently wrote about a sculpture called “Piss.” Just the other day I was questioned … Continue reading

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Prague Castle in Winter

Prague Castle Beyond the Vltava River, Prague, Czech Republic (Dec. 2011).

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Controversy in Prague

“Guns” by David Černý at the Artbanka Museum of Young Art in Prague, Czech Republic (Nov. 2011). Just the other day I wrote about a shock-o-latier in Belgium. Today’s provocateur comes from Prague and his name is David Černý. Although Černý’s … Continue reading

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Reask Monastic Site

The Reask Monastic Site (a.k.a. Láthair Mhainistreach an Riaisc) was an important early monastery located on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. Reask was probably founded in the 6th century; although shards of some Roman vessels used for transporting wine around the 6th century were … Continue reading

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Puyenbroeck Park Bridge in the Evening

Bridge in Puyenbroeck Park, Belgium While visiting family in Belgium, we visited Puyenbroeck Park, which is northeast of Ghent near the Belgian border with The Netherlands. The park is quite large, but it seemed as though we had the whole place to … Continue reading

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Learning to Be a Duck in Bruges

Photographing ducks at Minnewater (Lake of Love) in Bruges, Belgium. While watching a family of ducks, I was so excited when I captured momma duck jumping into the lake. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one trying to capture the duck family in action. But … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Most Spectacular Cliffs

I thought we did see spectacular cliffs from the viewing point where I took these photos; however, unlike all the other stunning viewing points we’d stopped at along the Ring of Kerry, which were free, we were surprised at the … Continue reading

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Crazy Belgian Chocolate

Upon my return from a wonderful trip to Belgium, I knew I had to write this post about chocolate, because what’s more wonderfully Belgian than chocolate (besides waffles, of course). While in Bruges, my niece introduced me to Dominique Persoone’s The Chocolate Line, a … Continue reading

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Quiet Encroachment on Dingle

On Slea Head Drive, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland

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Admiring the View in Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park just outside of Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

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