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Hi Ho Hi Ho- It’s off to work we go!
We have only five weeks left on the boat before we return home for good. We have had a great adventure and year off. The year has flown and now it’s back to reality so I spent this week polishing … Continue reading
Our Christmas in France
Suddenly Christmas seems to be upon us. So far it’s been a very different Christmas for us this year. In the past we would have been very busy at work in the run up to Christmas but this year there … Continue reading
Recent Return Visit to Ireland
Having never lived abroad, it’s a new experience for Nuala and I, to return home for holidays. I wonder if we are experiencing the same feelings that emigrants, coming home on holidays feel too. Also you notice different things about … Continue reading
Posted in On the Journey, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way, Places visited Tagged 5th best place to visit for 2015, Andrea Molloy, beauty of Sligo, Benbulben Mountain, Bill Kee, Chalon sur Saone, Clontarf, Fingal Rotary Club, Irish friendliness, living in a french town, lonely planet, Strandhill Sligo, SVP, SVP Fundraising 2 Comments
Now that we have reached our Goal can you help us with our nominated Charity SVP?
When we started out on our Gap Year, we felt we were so privileged to have the opportunity to do this type of trip that we would give something back by having a nominated charity on our blog. For us … Continue reading
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
Visit to the International Office of Saint Vincent de Paul in Paris
As many of you know, both Nuala and I have been volunteers with SVP for many years and that we first met at a SVP meeting. Also, for the last eight years Nuala has worked full time for the Society … Continue reading
Posted in On the Journey, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way, Places visited Tagged Brian O'Reilly VP General SVP, Commission for International Aid and Development, Fredrick Ozanam, Liam Fitzpatrick Treasure General SVP, Rose McGowan, Saint Vincent de Paul, SVP, SVP International Office Paris 2 Comments
Reality Bites- The Gap Year is Over- Nuala went back to work today.
Nuala left the apartment at 8 am this morning for her first day at work in 11 months. I am going to attend the Rotary meeting this afternoon.