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A lesson I have learned from the Gap Year- Don’t be afraid!
Looking back on my life, I realise that I used to be afraid of things going wrong and worried constantly. Sometimes I was not fully aware that I was doing this but it was an undercurrent in my life. … Continue reading
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
Posted in C'est La Vie - The Boat, front page, On the Journey, Reflections on Life Tagged Berlin, Berlin Lakes, Calais, Civil Unrest in Northern Ireland, Dover, Europe, Freedom of movement, Gerry Wilson, Growing up in Ireland in the 1950s, Ireland, Munster, Newbridge, Nuala, Nuala Louise, paris, Russell Court Hotel Belfast, Sligo, Tarmonbarry, West of Ireland 8 Comments
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
Posted in C'est La Vie - The Boat, On the Journey Tagged Calais, Calais Port, Dover, Paper marine chart, Port Control, Port Controller 5 Comments
Today’s a Big Day- Crossing the Channel to France
We have been in Dover now for two days waiting on the crew to assemble. Neil came on Wednesday by bus, wheeling the second Strida bike. Michael and Bill arrived on Thursday by plane and then three different trains. It’s now … Continue reading
Posted in C'est La Vie - The Boat, On the Journey Tagged C'est la Vie, Dover, Dover Castle 6 Comments
We are back in our house – The Gap Year is Officially Over
On Saturday, 7th March we moved back into our house and then it hit me, the Gap Year is really over!