Tag Archives: Calais

I have decided that today blog is all about me as it’s my birthday!

Today I am 61 ! There were sometimes in my life that I thought I would never get to this age. But I have and I am in the middle of a Gap Year and celebrating my birthday, with Nuala, … Continue reading

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Since we started our Gap Year we keep having amazing coincidences- Can someone please explain it to me?

Speaking to my new account manager Ben Aliaga-Kelly in Merrion Stockbrokers yesterday, he asked did I get the email he had sent with photos of the boat?  I said I had not and he resent on the spot. It showed … Continue reading

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In France- We have made it across the Channel

Having left Dover at 12.00 noon on Friday 28th March. We arrived in Calais at 4.00 pm. The crossing was trouble free and the boat behaved perfectly, in good weather conditions. I was very anxious about the crossing, taking to … Continue reading

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