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Leaving before the swallows.

Last night the sky was a fiery red over sugarloaf.

This morning the colour is faded to a pale pink. The swallows, having successfully nested and reared their young between the iron girders of the balconies below mine, are already up and chasing flies across the sky. 993 more words

A Story

Fast Ferry

I know a few of my readers have an interest in ferries and fast-ferries.

After all the big car ferries (such as Ulysses) are just like state-of-the-art cruise ships with a car deck or two. 36 more words


Ulysses Ferry

Irish Ferries MV ‘Ulysses’ super-ferry operates between Holyhead to Dublin, which is a journey of just over a 3 hour voyage.

When Ulysses entered service in 2001, she was the world’s largest RORO passenger ferry, in terms of vehicle capacity. 12 more words


Back From Ulysses


I’m just back from a short trip to Dublin.

I chose Irish Ferries MV ‘Ulysses’ super-ferry, to get there, via the Holyhead to Dublin route, which is a journey of just over a 3 hour voyage. 136 more words

Non Cruising

Irish Ferry Ulysses

We are on – it’s huge let’s hope those clouds don’t mean it will be too rough.

  This is driving on – She doesn’t look too big… 68 more words



We had booked our crossing of the Irish Sea on the quick ‘Swift’ Ferry but it seems the weather is not on our side and it has been cancelled. 72 more words