Author Archives: TBM

About TBM

Recently I entered the world of self-publishing with my novel, A Woman Lost. Follow me on my indie publishing adventure on tbmarkinson.wordpress.com. Follow my challenge to travel to 192 countries, read 1,001 books, and watch AFI's top 100 movies on 50yearproject.wordpress.com

Did someone say beer?

A couple of weeks ago, I had plans to go to the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. When the day arrived, I considered not going. Not because I don’t like Guinness. I do. But I was feeling horrible. I didn’t know it … Continue reading

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#StPatricksDay Parade in Dublin

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Getting ready for Dublin’s #StPatricksDay Parade

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Dublin is gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day

 

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A Change of Plans

Earlier, I left the flat to go for a walk, but it was windy with rain threatening so I cut my walk short. On the way home, I picked up a lemon poppy seed donut and a cup of tea. … Continue reading

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Splashes of Color

Happy Friday! Yesterday it was dull and gray in Dublin, but there are signs of spring. Have a marvelous weekend!

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Dublin at night

When I moved to Dublin in July I was amazed by how long the days seemed. The sun was up well before I even contemplated getting out of bed and stayed until close to my bedtime. Now, I’m equally fascinated by the long … Continue reading

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A place to visit in Dublin

One of my favorite places in Dublin to explore is St Stephen’s Green. The park has been officially open to the public since the late 1800s. During the Easter Rising of 1916, some insurgents were stationed in the park. According … Continue reading

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A long overdue hello

Hello! It’s been ages since I last posted and a lot has happened. The biggest news is I moved to Dublin. Before moving to The Emerald Isle, everyone who I had told about the upcoming move mentioned one  specific thing: … Continue reading

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Shaun the Sheep, Better Late Than Never

Last week I included a couple of photos of statues of Shaun the Sheep and I mentioned in the comments that I had snapped photos of many of them when they were on display in London. Several asked to see … Continue reading

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