Category Archives: bridges

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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Walking a trail through vineyards and fynbos : Bouchard Finlayson

On our recent trip to the Cape … What a fabulous day we had!!!! ” Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate, established in 1989 covers 125 hectares,  of which some 20ha on the lower fertile soils are under cultivation with the remaing … Continue reading

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Lush gardens at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town

I love wandering around the beautiful gardens of the hotel on the banks of the Liesbeek River.  I have written a post about the gardens in April 2010 .. a different time … a different season.  This time it was misty and drizzly … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : Highlights of 1984

This was the year my younger brother, Ian, married the love of his life, best friend and soul mate, Kathy … and they chose our garden for their nuptials – even though it was a very young garden with small trees and plants and after … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Dublin, Ireland: Travel Reminiscences

Bear with me … back to Ireland …. nearly done and dusted 😉  !!  but a holiday never to be forgotten ! Having gone around most of Ireland on our 10 day self-drive tour, I will jump back to the beginning … Continue reading

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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co. Clare .. part 2 : Travel Reminiscences

 10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Having been through Bunratty Castle, hubby and I strolled through the recreation of a 19th century Folk Park … in intermittent rain.  Umbrella in one hand .. camera in the other.  … Continue reading

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Village of Adare, Co. Limerick: Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 note:  most of my photographs are taken with my little point and shoot Panasonic or with hubby’s SLR.  In the rain and grim weather it was easier to carry to my little camera When … Continue reading

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