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Well – back from Ireland now. Fantastic time was had by all. Spent 6 days on a boat called Bernadette 4 cruising up the Shannon. Started out in Athlone, on the first day we pootled up through Lough Ree and stayed near Termonbarry on the first night. Up through some lovely waterways, Loughs and Locks into Carrick-on-Shannon and onto Lough… Read more →

In Athlone, in the midle of Ireland

In Athlone, in the midle of Ireland, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. We are going to be pootling up the Shannon’s lakes etc for the next week. Just got here and got the boat sorted out. Bit of shore leave to get provisions and have a crafty pint of the black stuff.

Spiers House

Cracking weekend. Went up to Spiers House campsite in the North Riding Forest again. Went with some friends of ours who have the same shaped family as ours. Ended up stopping up for a bit on Friday night, Saturday we went for an epic walk across the moors and country lanes. Picnicked by a river then let the kids fill… Read more →

Weekend on’t tod

Eirene was away in London for the weekend so I was Han Solo Dad. Got into a superb graphic novel called “Y the Last Man” I finished the first book on Friday and has to go back to the comic shop to get the next couple of issues – Destination Venus (Westminster Arcade, Harrogate) is a superb shop, thousands of… Read more →

Cheeze fest

Multiple cheese, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. for those who were there (pictured above) I’ve stuck the photos I took at Dave and Holly’s wedding in a set : Dave and Holly get hitched!