Monthly Archives: October 2014

Reims – a city of history

Recently on return trip from Ireland we stop at Reims. We always wanted to see it as many boaters had told us it was a beautiful and interesting city. They were right. Advertisements

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Visit to boat by Grand children and finding out about Bla Bla Car

The day after we arrived back from Ireland my daughter Louise, Son in Law Jo and my grandchildren Eve and Eamon came to stay a few days. From Jo we learned about Bla Bla Car.

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Recent Return Visit to Ireland

Having never lived abroad, it’s a new experience for Nuala and I, to return home for holidays. I wonder if we are experiencing the same feelings that emigrants, coming home on holidays feel too. Also you notice different things about … Continue reading

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Back in Chalon !

We are back in Chalon after returning from Ireland by car using the fast ferry and Channel Tunnel. As we were bringing Nuala’s car back to the boat, it was a chance to travel through the Channel Tunnel which we … Continue reading

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We have returned to Ireland this week because of my knee.

We flew back to Ireland on Monday evening because I had a follow up appointment with the Consultant. The good news is that today I had another MRI scan on my knee and met with the Consultant afterwards. As I had … Continue reading

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Metz – A city of helpful People

On our journey up the Moselle we stopped at Metz. It’s a beautiful city full of flowers . The marina was in a perfect location in the middle of the city but more importantly the people were so helpful. Well … Continue reading

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Once again we have landed on our feet! Chalon perfect for the winter

Yesterday was our first day at winter mooring in Chalon sur Saone. It’s perfect! We deserve it as we had to travel for 42 days, motoring 1525 km, go through 171 locks and 3 tunnels to get here! A lot … Continue reading

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What a difference a year and eight days make!

Saint Jean de Losne, a small town on the Saone River, won’t mean a lot to you, but it is significant for Nuala and I. We moored in St Jean on Monday night, a year and eight days since we … Continue reading

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