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New Park Fun

We have lived in our village for four and a half years now, and could hardly complain about a thing. There has been one issue that has bothered me since we got here though, and that was the condition of the local play park. The park in the village consisted of what appeared to be painted scaffholding   a dodgy looking climbing frame, a mound of concrete with a slide attached to it, some swings and lots of broken glass. It wasn’t fit for purpose when it was built, never mind now! Last year they built a park about a […]

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Picnic at Dundrum Castle

On Friday afternoon Neil and Daddy went on a fishing trip, leaving me and Caitlin to find something to do on our own. It’s not often we get time with just the two of us so it was nice. There was a brief break from the rain for the most of Friday, (someone needs to tell mother nature that it is June, where is our nice summer?!), so we made the most of the nice weather and headed out for a little picnic at Dundrum Castle. Caitlin packed herself a little bag with treats and the picnic blanket and we […]

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Dundrum Castle

It’s day 8 of BEDM , and today’s prompt is Local History Month – talk about your local area We live along the south east coast of Northern Ireland, which is a beautiful place, rich in history. I have to admit, having not lived here very long I don’t really know much about the local area, so it has been fun learning some bits as I’ve been thinking of ideas for this post. One of my favourite places to visit in the local area is Dundrum Castle, which is situated in the small costal village of Dundrum. Dundrum Castle was […]

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