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We nearly did not make it to Geneva and family for Christmas
Tuesday we planned to go to Geneva by car to stay with my daughter Louise and her family for Christmas. We were up at 7 am, Nuala has an appointment to get her hair done and 9 am and we … Continue reading
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Our Version of a Visit to the Shrines of France – Holy Places
Recently we realised we were less than an hour away from Taizé and Paray-le- Monial. These are two great centre of prayer which many Irish people travel from Ireland to visit. So we decided we should also visit them.
More about Courtown
As I mentioned in our previous blog The Sheehan Clan (Nuala’s mother’s family) have an annual family holiday each August in Courtown. They have been doing this for about 20 years. It’s a great way for any extended family to … Continue reading
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Nuala was Right !
We went back to Ireland for planned two weeks “holidays” Nuala said I should put a note up on the blog saying “sorry no posts for two weeks on holidays” I said no I would find the time to keep … Continue reading
Our First Impressions of Germany
We have been in Germany nineteen days now and our first impressions are below…. After spending almost three months in France, and with Nuala having such good French, we were worried about moving to Germany. But as I reminded Nuala, … Continue reading
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I love France but……………
I love our time in France but sometimes it can be frustrating. This week we arrived in Nancy and booked into Port St George. It rained all day. It cost €20 per day and Nuala refused to move off the … Continue reading
Sunday Afternoon Cycle in Chalon- a Simple Pleasure
Yesterday we decided to explore the North Bank of the Saone by bicycle. We went eastwards as from the map we could see that there was an old port and the junction where the Canal du Centre meets the Saone … Continue reading →