Monthly Archives: March 2015

Just Hardy

We’ve been looking after Hardy (who is now +-6mths) for the last 10 days or so while Elaine and Bryan were on holiday in the Cape.  Hardy is now home .. back to his home.  What an excited doggie when he … Continue reading

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Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Christ Church Cathedral, the Mother Church of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in the Church of Ireland, part of the world wide Anglican Communion. Viking Dublin’s first cathedral was a … Continue reading

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Dublinia and the Viking World in Dublin : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 When we first came across the Dublinia on the second day of our arrival in Ireland, I hadn’t realised how much the Viking raiders played a part in Ireland’s history way, way … Continue reading

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A morning tasting coffee paired with chocolate

Jeanette and I went to a tasting and pairing of coffee and chocolate at Urban Grind Coffee Roasters in Parkhurst. Please read Jeanette’s post  …. http://www.therealjenty.com/2015/03/a-morning-tasting-coffee-and-chocolate/ I couldn’t have said it better 🙂 We had an awesome morning!!   I learnt … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Jackie – our special little girlie

It’s been a week since Jackie, our old girlie went to doggie heaven.   At the moment, we are looking after Hardy, Elaine and Bryan’s puppy, while they are on holiday .. which certainly fills the void.  But we miss her terribly 😦 … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin 2 : Travel Reminiscences

Travel reminiscences of our wonderful holiday in Ireland 2009 Our ‘Hop on-Hop off’ bus tour in Dublin continues ….  across O’Connell Bridge over the River Liffey into Southeast Dublin Main entrance to Trinity College founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Exploring Dublin, Ireland : Travel Reminiscences

St Patrick’s day, a few days ago,  jogged my memory of the incomplete ‘Travel Reminiscences’ series I started last year where I was posting all the bits in Ireland I had not done when we returned from that fabulous holiday in 2009.  … Continue reading

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