I booked a rail tour that started at 7:00 Monday morning. Train to Limerick where we met our coach for the rest of the day. First stop was Bunratty Castle. It was built in the 15th c., but abandoned in the 19th. Purchased by a gentleman who restored the roof and furnished it with period … More It’s the Bunrattiest!
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
My daughter Bonnie was born in the UK and has dual citizenship. She and her husband decided to leave the US to live here in Bath. Bonnie manages a coffee shop at Union and Burton streets above a clothing shop called Rupert and Buckley. It’s a great place watch the people coming and going in … More View from Picnic Coffee on Burton St
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
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
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!