Category Archives: England

A year in review

It’s January 1, 2015.  A new year has dawned this morning, blue skies, heavy frost and -5 degrees here on Bowen Island.  There is an air of quiet excitement on my part for the year ahead. I’ve not felt that … Continue reading

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A quick visit to West Yorkshire

One car had to be delivered to Holmbridge and then a car there had to be delivered back to Cork (it’s a long story!) so I hitched a ride with my sister Maeve and her son Billy to Holmbridge in … Continue reading

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Today is the BIG DAY

My sister Maeve had a milestone birthday this year and decided along with 4 friends, to swim the English Channel from Dover in the UK to Calais in France.  They are paying the full cost of the swim themselves and … Continue reading

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I’m leaving, on a jet plane ……

….. don’t know when I’ll be back again! Well I do actually (Dec 2014) but today feels like it is the true start of my year away.  It’s been lovely to visit with my parents and family in Cork, Ireland … Continue reading

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