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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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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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A Short Stop in the Eternal City, Rome, Italy

As generally happens over an extended holiday, some days are better than others and I would have to say the latter few days in the UK and Ireland were not the best of our trip. Pouring rain to greet and … Continue reading

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Time to take it slowly, Edinburgh to York

Durham Cathedral After a few days walking the streets of Edinburgh it was into the hire car and off to York. We’ re just over halfway into our trip and I was feeling like I had sensory overload. I’d packed … Continue reading

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