Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lough Derg

We drove around Lough Derg, which is part of the River Shannon,  and came across these church remains, they were still reasonably intact.

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Kilkee – On the Wild Atlantic Coast.

We’d moved on and were staying in Co Clare.   We did a few drives to the coast.   Wild and spectacular.    The noise was amazing.  You could hear the stones rolling around under the water when the waves … Continue reading

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Waterford Crystal Factory.

We did the tour, didn’t buy any though.   Its beautiful, but stupid expensive.   The tour was well worth doing.  The craftsmanship is amazing.    Waterford 

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Kilkenny, Ireland

The weather was miserable all day.  Well worth the visit, lots of history.

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Kinsale, Ireland

Its very colourful.   I’d like to spend more time here as there is so much to see.    We only looked at a couple of streets.   Theres a whole harbour and more we didn’t have time to visit.

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Cork

Great sunrise, cold and clear.   Spent some time in Cork before heading to Kinsale.

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Ireland

Well our ferry finally sailed – 4 days late.   The water was like a mill pond.   Best sailing ever!    Its been lovely so far – we will be here for about 4 weeks.   Lots of visiting … Continue reading

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London Xmas lights

The main lights were exactly the same as last year – disappointing.   However there were other fun things – and lights to see.

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Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Its a craze over here.   Wouldn’t work so much in Australia.

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London again

SantaCon – an annual pub crawl,  looks like fun.   Looked like a LOT of Santa’s.   The banter between the Santa’s and the Elves was hysterically funny.

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