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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
Two days to our winter destination in Chalon sur Saone- another coincidence
We are now cruising down the Saone and nearly at the end of our boat travels for this year. This journey has been both a great adventure and a time of personal awareness. We keep having good coincidences, as if … Continue reading
Posted in Adrian injury, Experiences on the Canals, front page, On the Journey, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way, Places visited, Reflections on Life Tagged Berlin, Chalon, Chalon sur Saone, Craclin'Rosie, Dusseldorf, Foxy Lady, Herminie ll, paris, Saone, Zeuthen 9 Comments
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
Why have you seen a number of times on the blog- Sorry no Blog – No Internet!
To keep in touch with family and friends and to put our blogs online, we need internet and mobile phone coverage on the boat. Thus, we have had to have our own mobile Internet devices.
Posted in Berlin, On the Journey, Paris, Places visited Tagged Berlin, Bill Kee, Douai, Dover Delivery Team, Facebook, France, French sim card, german sim card, Germany, internet and phone coverage in France and Germany, Mainz, Michael Eustace, Orange, paris, SFR, travellin in France and Germany and mobile phones, Virgin, Vodafone, Worms Germany 2 Comments
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
Posted in C'est La Vie - The Boat, Experiences on the Canals, On the Journey, Paris, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way Tagged Arsenal marina Paris, Ben Aliaga-Kelly, Berlin, C'est la Vie, Calais, Cambrai, Dr Angelika and Franz Paulus, Eiffel Tower, English Channel, Fredrick Ozanam, Ivan Fox, Merrion Stockbrokers, paris, St Padre Pio, SVP 8 Comments
Why a Picnic in the Park cost me €75
We spent one day shopping for clothes in Paris for Nuala. I think it was the hardest day of the Gap Year so far ( for me anyhow!). We went to the 9th district – famous for Boulevard Haussmann , Galeries Lafayette, Printemps etc. … Continue reading
We have arrived in Paris!
After a journey of 1,343 km, starting at Tarmonbarry on the Shannon in Ireland which included transporting the boat from the Shannon to Dover in England by road and ferry, crossing the English Channel, travelling down the Canal de Calais, … Continue reading
Why reading the Sunday papers depresses me
Living in Chalon, it’s difficult and expensive to find newspapers in English so I signed up to get the Sunday Times on line. After reading my first edition last Sunday I felt depressed. Why?