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The International Sailor of Derry – A man just getting on with his job

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International Sailor Sculpture Derry

Most of the time I feel war memorials have little to do with the horror of war and have more to do with the expected viewership and even planning laws. The International Sailor in Derry is a great example of compromise for a modern era. A away from the centre of a divided city –…

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The Drumlins and Vikings of Strangford Lough

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Though Strangford Lough is a long way from Scandinavia, it has an impressive Viking heritage. The ford from Old Norse Strangr Fjörðr. But it was also host to a battle between two groups of Viking rivals.

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Antrim coastal road, connections with Asia, and a Polar Bear

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Antrim coast road

The coastal road of Antrim was sublime and beautiful even though I arrived late to the area. With few cars, it brought me a constant murmur of delight; it had that perfect road-trip vibe.

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