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2018 Calendars are ready!

I’ve prepared FIVE different calendars for Ireland for 2018. Available for purchase HERE! Religious Ireland 2018 Calendar Irish Coasts 2018 Calendar Essential Ireland 2018 Calendar Neolithic Ireland 2018 Calendar Ireland Buildings 2018 Calendar REVISED! I’ve added more calendars! Iceland 2018

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Green Dragon, Artist Newsletter

Want to keep abreast of my activities as a photograph and a beadweaving artist?   Each newsletter will have details about new work, upcoming events, and some information about beading or photography. Sign up for my brand new artist newsletter!

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Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

Source: Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

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Quote of the day — welcome to my little piece of quiet

A man’s real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor. -Alexander Smith Image credit: “Scotland” by Moyan Brenn is licensed under CC by 2.0 via Quote of the day — welcome to

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Iceland 2017 Calendar Now Live!

I have an Iceland Calendar for 2017! Available on Lulu HERE   Some of the photos included in the calendar:            ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance based

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest – Jedi by Knight

From Skellig Michael. Of all the things and places I saw in Ireland, Skellig Michael was my most important quest. You can read more about it this post I wrote last year, but basically I overcame so… Source: Weekly Photo

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Dragoncooooonnnnnn!

I’m a slacker. Last year, when my blog was Brand Spanking New, I was very good about blogging every day from Dragoncon. This year, I did not – I was too busy having fun! Sorry about that. Shame. Shame. Shame.

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Alone at Machu Picchu by japerezrogers by japerezrogers — Sig Nordal, Jr.

The best time to get to Machu Picchu is before sunrise and before the crowds of people. This means getting in line for the 5:30am bus at 3:30am, and running past everyone hiking up the ruins. But to be alone

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Toronto, Canada photos

Some photos I took on our trip to Niagara and Toronto a couple of months ago. The ice was still melting away. #toronto #photography #canada   ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance

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Top 10 Fake Scottish Photos that went viral | ScotClans | Scottish Clans

I’ve seen several of these for Scotland (especially the Fairy Pools, Kilchurn Castle, and Hermitage). Since I’ve actually BEEN to the latter two, I knew better 😛 At ScotClans we have a very active Facebook group: Scottish Clans and Families,

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Scotland from Above in High Definition – Isle of Skye to Ben Nevis (HD) – YouTube

Scotland is stunning, that is definitely true. Enjoy the sky-view!

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Harris & Lewis – A Timelapse Film on Vimeo

I’ve stayed on the Isles of Harris and Lewis (Scotland) and this is an amazing place. Even this video doesn’t do it justice, though it comes close. Enjoy!

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25 Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Fantasy Novel

Who needs Westeros? We’ve got Wester Ross. Source: 25 Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Fantasy Novel

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Mussendun Temple and Downhill Demesne, County Derry, Northern Ireland

Who wouldn’t want a library on a sea cliff, facing the North Sea? Well, not quite the North Sea, but Close! I had heard of this place from Michele Erdvig, who has a great forum and guidebook called Irelandyes. I knew

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The Heartbreak and Joy of Muses

Everyone has a muse. Perhaps we don’t know it, or haven’t quite gotten in touch with ours yet, but we each have one. Some people have many.   I’m not necessarily talking of the traditional nine muses of Greek Mythology,

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Green Dragon Artist.com is OPEN!

It has taken several months, but the new and improved Green Dragon Artist website is now open! I have revamped the look, setup, and feel of my main website to be more similar to my blog. More importantly, my photography

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It’s Art Show Season!!!

It is indeed the time for the flowers to bloom and the art shows blossom all over the area. My first show will be May 14th, and I’ve applied for shows all summer long, and more in the Holiday season.

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Merry Beltane!

Beltane evokes images of Maypole dancing and pagan delight. And well it should! Beltaine, Beltane, or Lá Bealtaine in the Irish, is a Gaelic festival celebrating the halfway point between the spring equinox (March 21) and the summer solstice (June 21) (opposite

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This HD Video of the Wild Atlantic Way will inspire you to do it! – Places in Ireland you must see before you die

Ireland is magical. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. However, most ‘touristed’ areas in the world are full of hype and low on wonder. The Wild Atlantic Way sounds like hype… but it isn’t. It is fantastic,

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