Monthly Archives: May 2014

We’re going on holiday !

For a short time,  hubby and I will be  .. … leaving footprints in the sand …   … mesmerised by sounds of the sea …   … and walking in the mountains ..   … until Friday 6th June 🙂 Bye for now …

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Kilkenny to Waterford, Ireland : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Returning from Kilkenny to Waterford, hubby and I took a different route via New Ross, Wexford and crossing the Waterford Harbour on a car ferry .. Amazing how front doors of houses … Continue reading

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Kilkenny, Ireland : Travel Reminiscences

Going through some of our Ireland holiday pics in October 2009, has brought back many wonderful memories of Ireland, and as I’ve mentioned previously, I didn’t blog in any detail ‘way back then’!!     There is no post on Kilkenny at all … … Continue reading

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Dingle Peninsula 2 : Travel Reminiscences

Continuing our drive around the Dingle Peninsula (see previous post) .. having left Fahan and the beehive huts, our next photo-opportunity-stop was Slea Head ..  As you round the Slea Head (Ceann Sléibe) promontory there is a sculpture of the Crucifixion … Continue reading

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Dingle Peninsula : Travel Reminiscences

Bryan’s parents are travelling to Ireland shortly for a holiday, and wanted to know about the Dingle Peninsula ie  if we’d stayed there, where did we eat/drink etc.   He said he couldn’t find a blog post.  There must be one, I … Continue reading

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Cape : SA travel reminiscences

Following on from the Helderberg Mountains of the previous post,  here are two more pics from our beautiful Cape ..

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Somerset West, Western Cape

Whilst visiting my Mum in Somerset West over the last few days, I only took two photographs of the magnificent surrounding mountains .. A cold front sweeping across the Hottentots-Holland mountain range Helderberg Nature Reserve and Helderberg Mountain… …

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On a happier note in the Cape ….

… having arrived in Cape Town at midday, Kathy and I, later that afternoon, sat on the stunning deck of the Radisson Blu Hotel at the Waterfront overlooking the sea drinking cappuccinos while we waited for a friend of hers.  They had … Continue reading

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Spending time with my Mum

I have returned, today,  from a few days in Somerset West (Western Cape) visiting my Mum who, for readers who don’t know, is in Frail Care in an old aged home.  It’s a visit I try and do as often as I can (we live in … Continue reading

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Cobbled streets of Rye .. Travel Reminiscences

While Hubby and I were in London in 2008, we spent a lovely day in Kent with my brother and SIL, Richard and Pauline, whom we hadn’t seen for a couple of years.  Family catch-up time !!!  It was wonderful … Continue reading

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