Category Archives: Travel

Sydney by Ferry

The Harbour is what makes Sydney, as everyone knows, and so what better way to get around it than by ferry? We’d taken the ferry to Balmain on our first day in Sydney and so as the clouds cleared on … Continue reading

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Sydney – The Naval Museum and Balmain

We travelled to Sydney with our daughter who had a convention to attend. Her conference was at the New Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour giving us an excuse to stay somewhere we’d not been before. We chose to stay in … Continue reading

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Reality hits – I need to collect some data!

As our time in the UK fades into the background, and the year ends, I have come to the realization that I need to collect data for my PhD research and get writing about it. Hopefully the many draft blog posts … Continue reading

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The Italian Chapel,Orkney Islands

The Italian Chapel Who said Nissan huts were boring? Nissan huts are almost ubiquitous on the Orkney Islands as a result of the Orkney’s place in war history.  One of the more unusual uses of Nissan Huts on the Orkney … Continue reading

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The story of Betty Corrigall, Hoy, Orkeny Islands

The story of Betty Corrigall is sad and so fitting of Hoy. Hoy a small wind swept island in the Orkney Islands and is home to a very sad story of love and despair. In the late 1700s a girl, … Continue reading

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