Category Archives: Colin

Day 20 – Tides Cafe in Ballyheigue

Well I can’t believe it’s been a whole week since I put anything on the blog!! Last weekend went in a blur – we met the men from Kings at Shannon airport at 10pm and had a quick cup of … Continue reading

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Friday

Friday Woke up this morning to the most beautiful sunrise.   inspired to get out of bed and walk to the toilets I came back via the beach and looking out over the curve of the bay I spotted some … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Connemara 14-15 October

Connemara – Wednesday and Thursday We left Doolin on Wednesday morning and drove on the Wild Atlantic Way to Galway – a fantastic road that hugged the coast line for miles with waves endlessly crashing against massive limestone ledges. We … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Irish adventure

Tuesday 13 October Doolin – cliffs of Moher Well it has been over a week now since we left Southampton! After a great Chinese supper with Sarah Jon and Evie we spent our first night at Minto Rd Bristol – … Continue reading

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Update from Ireland

well its been a long time since we left home and I was going to blog daily …..but more of a challenge than I thought. Had a lovely evening in Bristol at the China Sky restaurant eating Chinese with Sarah … Continue reading

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Day 0 – Beginning of the Irish Adventure !!

Day 0 trying to decide what to take for 5 weeks on the Wild Atlantic Way . vanilla essence and pecans for making cakes and lovely assortment of China cups and plates …. Hope we get some punters who are … Continue reading

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2014 The Year of Art

I have always wanted to paint more fine art and this year I got going. First via a week away at at Nicholaston House on a painting retreat and then by going out monthly with a dear friend to paint … Continue reading

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Stroll over the Malverns

On a journey from Nottingham to Bristol Josh and I stopped over at the Malvern Hills for a walk. The weather was crisp and clear. Because the Malverns stand out over surrounding land for miles the view can be fab. … Continue reading

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D-Day Baby is 65

Had a great time at a family gathering in Cambridgeshire. it was my cousin Christine’s husband’s 65th Birthday. Mick was 65 last Saturday. born on D-Day he celebrated in with a do at Slepe Hall in St Ives followed by … Continue reading

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Mottisfont in May

Had a great afternoon on Bank Holiday Monday walking around Mottisfont Abbey gardens. Having a NT membership helps ‘cos you don’t feel you have to rush around to see everything as you can always come back. Roses are pretty fab … Continue reading

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