Ireland 24-27 August 2012

We certainly packed a lot into our four days and it would have been even better if the weather had been kind. Nevertheless, we picked up a hire car in Dublin and drove straight to Galway, hoping to see the ‘sun go down on Galway Bay’. Continue reading


London 4-16 July 2012

I got back to London on Wednesday evening because Kate and Bret had won an allotment of two tickets to the Centre Court at Wimbledon for Thursday – the women’s semi-finals day. Unfortunately their seats were in the very back row so they couldn’t see much but they enjoyed the ambience of Wimbledon generally and were luckier than many who had tickets on the outside courts and missed out because of the rain. Continue reading