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Dublin and Home

While I am writing, I am sitting eating “Butlers” Dark Chocolate with Irish Whisky. Their slogan is “purveyors of Happiness. I think it should read “purveyors of the light head!” That’s it, the chocolate gets put away! 135 more words

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3 August, 2015

Sad farewells were said as I hugged Laura and Val good-bye this morning. “You’ve become part of the houshold” quipped Laura last night. 2,693 more words

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27 July, 2015

Page 3 headlines in the Irish Independent Newspaper states “Rain and a chance of thunder brings wet and weary end to July”. Whereas the Irish lament the rain in summer, on the other side of the world in the Whitsundays where I live, I can imagine all the gardeners frantically watering their gardens to save their plants because at this time of year we experience “the dry” and seldom do we have rain from April to December. 203 more words

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Reviewing the Irish registers

The days have ticked along and I imagine many of us have crossed eyes from staring at the digitised Irish Catholic parish registers…I know I have! 740 more words

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Uniworld River Cruise – Paris and Normandy on River Baroness

26 July, 2015

My last day in Paris. Boo hoo! I will miss Paris and France. We have been very lucky with the weather, it has been fine most days. 3,913 more words

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C.I.E Northern Ireland Coach Tour

18 July, 2015

Taking the Dublin bus into the CBD from the Stillorgan Park Hotel this  morning was easier than I imagined it would be. The buses run frequently even on a Saturday. 3,293 more words

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