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A day when flipflops were worn

Sea kayaking in the harbour, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

and indecent amounts of flesh were exposed. Comfortably.
Another scorcher of a day (almost reached the mid twenties, I kid you not!)

A day for basking in the sun.

For those not locked up in the Mistake Factory…

Still, Pepe kindly agreed to do a babysit at short notice and Mrs mememe2U and I went for a quick paddle around the harbour at dusk.

All rather lovely.

Once Mrs mememe2U stopped sulking.

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Octopus

Octopus toastie for brunch.
And very tasty it was too!

Now, to floss out the bits of tentacles stuck between my teeth… 

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So long, suckers

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Cold? What cold?

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Today was definitely the perfect day to book a windsurfing beginner’s class.

On a calm day, one would feel a bit foolish not being able to stand on the shaggin board.
But in the pounding waves and heavy swell, it looks normal.

Even the pros a bit further out kept crashing at speed.

Tsk… Neoprene-clad lunatics…

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Board management

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Smart-arse buoy

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Copy of a report found by mememe2U while rooting in the bins outside Irish Lights (don’t ask…) 

Smartbuoy #17174 to Oirish Loights Headquarters.

Yo Dudes, it’s me, smartbuoy. What’s the craic? How are they hangin’?
Anyways, here’s me report, today, around 6 pm, or thereabout.
– Navigation: can’t see no shaggin boats anywhere, so shag all risk of collision, they’re safe!
– Wind: it’s blowy as fuck around here! You’re lucky to be back in the swanky no-expenses-spared HQ. I’m tellin’ ya. Direction: it’s going horizontally, it’s so shagin’ strong! Same for the rain it carries…
– Sea state: it’s in a right aul state all right, lemme tell ya. Pissed off it is!
– Water temperature: are yize kidding? It’s shaggin freezin’ so it is. It’s the Irish Sea for fuck sake, I haven’t drifted west to the Caribbean. I haven’t seen my nads for the last three years it’s so bleedin’ cold.

Anyways lads, scan my QR Code or kiss my wet cold arse, I couldn’t give a flying f****
Keep it funk, roigh?!

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David watched the sea and the waves with great intensity, and I watched Dave watching the waves with great curiosity.

And he watched and I watched and today the sea smelled like the sea should smell.

And it made me really happy.

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Wednesday is yellow jumper day

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Jayzis, no bother there buddy. You won’t get stuck when it’s time to head back home. There’s no shortage of fuel, if you know wha’ oy mean.
A wind-powered cruisin’ ship, now, that’s rapid! An’ a fine lookin’ yoke she is too.
The day you invent a rain-powered engine, you can come back here, and break world records!

Now, for the parking, it’s not wind-powered oy’m afraid.
Yep, it’s a foiver a day.
Cash, if you don’t mind, buddy.
No need to get the tax man involved. Know wha’ oy mean?

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It runs on what? Wind?!

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