Failte

I think my title is Gaelic for welcome, minus some accents. I arrived in Dublin last night after my penultimate flight on Ryan Air. It was also my first flight with this airline. I remember the good ole days of flying when we rode 1st class since my dad worked as a radio technician for … More Failte

The Panto

Britains put on pantomimes every year in January. These are traditional stories from childhood set with lots of humor and singing. There has to be a “Panto Dame” and must be played by a man for laughs. Sometimes there is a dancing pony played by two people. No two productions are ever the same as … More The Panto

Up and Running

I’ve just downloaded WordPress as an app to my tablet and hope I can resume my entries. Currently I am in Bath with Bonnie and the guys. Yesterday was a long day of planes busses and taxis. The photo is from the Iceland Air cabin. It’s a simulation of the Northern Lights. The lights move … More Up and Running

Getting Close!

I have just over a week before I board the first flight of the trip. There have been a few changes to my plans. Sadly, my friend Sandy is not able to meet me in London and travel by train to Istanbul. However, I have planned a different itinerary and feel pleased that I will still have … More Getting Close!