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These are the Mourne Mountains, the mountain on the right of the photo is Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland’s highest mountain.

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This is where “The Mountains of Mourne Sweep Down to the Sea” (a song written about the area).

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This is the Irish Sea under a greyish sky which wasn’t like this all the time, the clouds let the sunshine in from time to time.

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And this little town is Newcastle, Co Down, which sits at the foot of the Mournes.

All very calm and peaceful you would think!

Well it was until this ………………

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Aeroplanes! And lots of them too. We had come to the seaside to watch the Festival of Flight! I probably have mentioned it here before but I adore all kinds of flying machines, so this was a treat!

I have to say that all the photos of planes were taken by my Hb as my little point and shoot just couldn’t keep up with them and I would rather watch what was going on anyway, I took a few but Hb’s are much better!

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Then my favourites arrived ~ The Red Arrows !!!

The skill of these pilots is absolutely amazing. I love the speed, the noise, the excitement of their display!

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Absolutely fantastic!!!!!

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The show then finished with a display from a Vulcan, which is the last of it’s kind still flying. It looked like a giant moth in the sky, an amazing aircraft!

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It was a brilliant afternoon, exciting displays and it stayed dry despite some very grey clouds at times!

Thanks again Hb for the use of your photos.

Now as we are on a seaside theme, I thought I would share my two recent girls with you.

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This is Marina, who is on her way to live in Spain!

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And this little lady is Shelley, who is going to live in England!

Thanks as always for dropping by!

Have a wonderful week! 🙂

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