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Iceland trip

We woke up on our penultimate day to torrential rain, hail and gale force winds. From what I understand this was nothing by Icelandic standards but it was the worst we had experienced. I like to think that Iceland was

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Lighten Your Load: Five Things You Should Leave at Home When You Travel to Ireland – Irish Fireside Travel and Culture

For the last twenty years, I’ve been hosting visitors to Ireland, and certain items always get packed, but rarely used. Here’s a look at some things you should think twice about before bringing them to the Emerald Isle. Computers Aren’t

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Legacy of Luck is Released!

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It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! Legacy of Luck is live! Legacy of Luck is released today!   It’s on sale for 99 cents through the weekend, and back up to it’s normal price of $4.99 on Monday, so pick it up

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Legacy of Luck is on pre-order NOW!!! (Cover Reveal)

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It’s here, it’s here, it’s here! Legacy of Luck, book 3 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order on Amazon, woohoo! Get it now while it’s only $0.99! (Link to the #Tirgearr Publisher page with more formats) Want

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Books similar to mine, per Amazon?

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I wanted to conduct an experiment. . Amazon lists an arguably helpful group of books under ‘Customers who bought this item also bought…’ . But were these books really comparable to my own? Was the writing on the same level,

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Excerpt from Legacy of Luck – due out January 11, 2017

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Soon, very soon, I will be revealing the cover art for Legacy of Luck, book 3 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. The ebook will then go on pre-order on Amazon, for final release on January 11, 2017.  In the meantime, may I tease you with

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Sneak Peek! Legacy of Luck – due out January 2017

Who doesn’t want a sneak peek? . Legacy of Luck is book 3 in The Druid’s Brooch series, and set in 1746. Come along for a trip among the Travelers of Ireland and Scotland! . Katie used her elbows to

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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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Thursday Doors — NewEnglandGardenAndThread

As I was walking around Limerick, Ireland, last month, I saw this long building enclosed in a fence with murals painted on it. There were four doors in the building, but they were painted like murals and windows were added

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Bosta Iron Age House on Great Bernera, The Outer Hebrides — Uncover.Travel

After a severe storm in 1993 the tops of a number of structures were exposed at Camas Bostadh (Bosta Beach) on the Isle of Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides. Excavation of the site in 1996 proved that these structures

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