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just a bit about myself

Hello everbody, just telling you a little bit about myself. Born in Germany,i moved to Ireland over 20 years ago. I fell in love with this place"Dingle" , the people and the music. My job: cooking.. my hobbys:swimming,walking the beaches, painting and travelling. Went to cuba4 times and going again in January.This time it will be for 2 month and i cant wait to go.I dont know what it is with the place but so soon as i leave i want to be back there.I made some good friends over the year and some of them are like my family to me.Havana is my place..i just love it there..but i plan to see many more places in January

An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
Ernest Hemingway
Forget your personal tragedy. We are all ***ed from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it.
Ernest Hemingway

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Ernest Hemingway

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.
Ernest Hemingway

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway

There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are simple things, and because it takes a man's life to know them, the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave.
Ernest Hemingway

hey wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway

What is moral is what you feel good after, and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Ernest Hemingway

You're beautiful, like a May fly.
Ernest Hemingway

thats me in the kitchen

When i was on holiday in teneriffe many years ago i was offered a job as a cook in this great seefood-restaurant. tempting....hmmm

Waves at Clogher beach

Windy day

My family on holiday

My mothers birthday, it was so nice to be there in the sunshine..:)

Something about me

July 2001 i had an heart-attack and had 4 bypass-surgery. That stopped me for a while doing anything and it took me a while to come to terms with.I was allways fit and healthy so i didnt expect that. Anyway thats how i started painting with oil, just recently i started using pastels.I dont paint so much as i like to, have to work to make some money.


This was my sons birthdayparty. We all had a brilliant time and got pretty drunk!!

My boys and me

Just trying to get a photo for the grandparents:)

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  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Jul 25, 2014 at 4:07 AM

    Hello dear friend. I hope you had a great birthday. Sorry that I am a bit late ... but I was travelling :) Cheers!

    • florry's Profile Photo
      Jul 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

      No worries, hope you had a fantastic time travelling:)

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM

    a happy birthday to you

  • planxty's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Hello again.

    So sorry I missed your birthday but I am travelling at present and have not been online for a few days, I hope you had a great day and have a great year to come.

    Speak soon,


    • florry's Profile Photo
      Jul 19, 2014 at 1:04 PM

      Thank you so much Fergy:) I am not much on here either in the moment:)

    • planxty's Profile Photo
      Jul 19, 2014 at 4:57 PM

      No problem, I just hope you are busy travelling. I am writing this in a campsite in beautiful Prince Edward Island in Canada, it is absolutely gorgeous. Back in ten days to play a few gigs then after that, wh knows?

      speak soon,


  • alza's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2014 at 4:32 PM

    Happy birthday Barbara! Just back from a weekend trip and going sailing tomorrow (after Sunday croquet) but will check your spot on artistwebsites soonest. All the best with your photography! lou

  • concord331's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2014 at 11:33 AM

    Happy birthday to you :-)

  • toemayn's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2014 at 9:03 AM

    Hope your birthday is filled with all the fun you can handle!

  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2014 at 11:36 PM

    Barbara, Happy Birthday. PJ

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

    Oned day to late ... but travelling sometimes takes up all the time. Happy birthday!

  • RickinDutch's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Happy Birthday!

  • Orkaena's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2013 at 7:21 AM

    Happy birthday dear Barbara! Best wishes and better journeys!

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