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My spirits were lifted

After our usual early evening walk with James to the veld (greenbelt) the other day,  I felt quite disheartened walking back home down our road.   We used to have a pretty tree-lined road with neat verges of different styles of plantings, whether plain lawns … 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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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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Cork, Co. Cork : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Hubby and I had a two-night stopover in the city of Cork .. and there again, as in Waterford, we didn’t spend much time in the city itself except for a walk-about … 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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Travel reminiscences from … Avignon, Provence

I’m having difficulty keeping to the ‘Fave Five Photos’ !!   So I shall change the ‘series’  to travel reminiscences but it won’t be an overload of photos  ;)!!!! I love, love, love lavender!  I have many bushes in my garden.  … Continue reading

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Our walk-about in Siena .. part two

Please join hubby and I as we continue our stroll through the maze of narrow streets in Siena ..     The Baptistery .. on a lower level than the Duomo Steep steps up to Piazza del Duomo ..   Siena’s  … Continue reading

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Walk-about in Siena, Tuscany

Here’s another place I would have loved to spent longer, much longer ..  ambling through the narrow streets of Siena, the historic centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscapes … Continue reading

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Continuing our walk-about in Florence ..

  Plaque shows the level of the high water line from the devastating floods of November 1966.  I remember my Mum and Dad went to Europe in 1967 and took photos of water marks still visible and I think, if … Continue reading

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