Path – Weekly Photo Challenge

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Kilmacthomas Viaduct, along the Waterford Greenway, Ireland

This is my favourite path to travel. A former railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan in the Sunny South East of Ireland, ¬†utilising some incredible pieces of civil engineering, natural wonders, even a National Monument (but we don’t want anybody knowing about that one).

From this point in Kilmacthomas, you travel around the foot of the Commeragh Mountains, through the Ballyvoille Tunnel, Durrow, The Ambush, Clonea and onto Dungarvan. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!

In the other direction is the City of Waterford, this section won’t be officially opened until early 2017, but parts of it are passable now. There have been some engineering complications in this direction because the train still uses the line between Kilmeaden and the City, but with the addition of some extra bridges, it should soon be complete.

So if you are ever in Waterford, bring your bike, you won’t regret it!

 

Relax – Weekly Photo Challenge

I’m a bit late with this one, had no time to relax this week. Having five children, you find little time to put your feet up in front of the fire, or any of the other ways most people relax. The only time I get to read, is usually sitting outside some venue or another waiting for any number of offspring to emerge.

Then there’s money! You can never relax, chasing enough money to keep a roof over your head, and food for seven people. Then a friend gave me this money on Friday, and I became instantly relaxed. I’ve never seen such a beautiful, tiny piece of art before. She told me she finds origami relaxing. Who am I to argue?

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Relax, it;s only money.