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Jewel encrusted skeletons of my dreams

Jewel encrusted skeletons of my dreams

Friday, October 4, 2013 1 Comment

I came across this article on DailyMail.co.uk and maybe you’ve seen it by now, but I couldn’t believe I hadn’t heard of these opulent jeweled skeletons, “painstakingly decorated in thousands of pounds worth of gold, silver and gems.”  Said to be the bodies of martyrs, they were encrusted with jewels and decorations and elaborately staged […]

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A couple photos from our trip to Connemara

A couple photos from our trip to Connemara

Monday, September 2, 2013 1 Comment

Ballynahinch castle (above) and the real castle for which it was named (below) - Baile na hInse - “settlement on the island” – legendarily built by the pirate Grace O’Malley. Finally found a thistle =) Look familiar?