Category Archives: Travel

From Australia to Austria – the journey begins.


When do your holidays actually begin?  Well, I say probably months in advance as you begin researching and anticipating, which is exactly what I have been doing! The excitement of anticipation is part of, and almost as enjoyable AS the … Continue reading

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Trip to New Zealand in the snow in a campervan!


Recently we went on a long awaited ten day trip to New Zealand’s South island. Taking three of our adult children with us. Due to accommodation costs we decided to hire a campervan for the duration. Why not. It will … Continue reading

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Hot pokers,dead trees and Hoar Frost.


  I never realised just how lucky I am to have such a patient husband until a recent road trip I took with my daughter and the two grand kids to the snow…where there WAS no snow (Weep- it eluded … Continue reading

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Door


I have doors on my mind tonight… I wonder who made this? Who thought it up? Sketched it? Who physically made it? How long did it take? How much were they paid? What WAS their life like? How did they … Continue reading

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Brushing off the cobwebs…


Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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Our travels to England and Ireland (part 3 – Northern UK)


I haven’t bored you to death yet have I  ? I forgot in the last part to mention that before we went to London we went to Stonehenge.   That’s saying something isn’t it.    If it were me, I’d have given … Continue reading

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Our Travels to England and Ireland (part 2 – Wales and the South of England)


Upon arriving in Holyhead after catching the ferry across from Dublin we had the choice to go either left towards the North of England or right towards Wales.  Nothing was planned you see.  This was to be an entirely “where … Continue reading

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Our travels to Ireland and the UK …. (part 1 – Ireland)


Ok, so this is going to probably be an epic blog post about our experiences of our travels in England and Ireland….but if you’re thinking of heading over there you might find this mildly interesting or maybe even a little … Continue reading

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Grabbing life by the………….. :)


I can’t even begin to explain how excited and nervous I feel at the moment. In three weeks’ time my husband and I are going on a long awaited trip for five weeks to Ireland, Wales, the UK and Scotland. … Continue reading

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Getting settled in…


Well thank goodness the silly season is ALL over! A collective sigh of relief from everyone out there I imagine? Now it’s on with the business of starting the new year. If you’re anything like me you can find the … Continue reading

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