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Category Archives: On the Journey
Shoddy work by an English Car Garage- I did not follow my own advice
Yesterday we got Nuala’s car back from the garage in Dublin. The work that was supposed to be done by the Portsmouth garage had to be redone. So we have had to pay twice for the same job plus the added … Continue reading
We are home- we limped into Ireland rather than arrive to applause
We are home in Dublin since 11.30 today Monday 23rd February. Fourteen hours behind schedule but then again we did arrive by breakdown truck.
A Gap Year Lesson for Me- Sometimes You Just have to go with the Flow.
Now that we are near the end of our Gap Year, I have been reflecting on what the year has taught me. Definitely one lesson for me is that it is always right to go with the flow and not … Continue reading
Last day in France
We spent the last day in France, at The War Memorial of Caen museum and then took the night ferry from Caen to Portsmouth. We are near the end of our Gap Year.
We are leaving Chalon after 4 1/2 months
The day we had planned to leave, it froze the night before – 6 degrees. We had to leave with ice on the decks. It was a pretty hard job to load the car. We had to throw out a … Continue reading
Getting ready to go home- The big clear out!
We leave for Ireland next weekend, so we are clearing and doing final touch ups on the boat. The going away parties have started! This week we have been to dinner to Alain and Francoise’s home. On Sunday we are … Continue reading
Lunch at Bernard’s – Our French Friendships continue
We met Bernard at Rodgers New Year’s Party. Bernard kindly invited us to Sunday lunch at his home – another new French experience for us.
Why do some people say one thing when their minds really are thinking the opposite?
As you know our car broke down on the way to the ferry in Fishguard last Sunday. We missed the 2.30 pm ferry by minutes and had to wait for 12 hours. So we did what we know works- find … Continue reading →