To The Emerald Isle & Back

Have finally got the map thing working and thought you might like to see where we have been… Wk 1: Tues 1st – Mon 7th Sept 2015 Wk 2: Tues 8th – Mon 14th Sept 2015 Wk 3: Tues 15th – Mon 21st Sept 2015 Wk 4: Tues 22nd – Mon 28th Sept 2015

Wine, Food, Celebration (& A Little More Wine)

Ellie’s Week 4 Before getting the ferry back to the UK we decided to head towards Dublin, so that we could spend a day in the city and also take Matt’s brother Kenny up on his promise to buy us lunch if we visited The Hot Stove where one of his best friends Toby is … More Wine, Food, Celebration (& A Little More Wine)

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Two Giant Steps

Ellie’s Week 3 This week has been quite a monumental one, in more ways than one. It started off with a visit to Unesco World Heritage sites of Newgrange and Knowth at Bru na Boinne.  I had been once before when I came to stay with the Kidson Clan with Katherine a friend of mine … More Two Giant Steps

Onwards, Upwards

Matt’s Week 3 Well what a week, we left Dublin and headed north to the UNESCO site of New Grange a series of stone age burial chambers dating back over 5000 years. What the people of the time had achieved without modern machinery is truly mind blowing. The size and scale of their ambitious undertakings … More Onwards, Upwards