Holiday

Holiday

Hello. We went on holiday and came back again. Two weeks in Cornwall, some of it camping and some of it staying in actual buildings. The picture above is Porthleven, where we stayed for the non-camping bit. It is a lovely place and how fortunate we were to go. In other news: I now have…

Bog village

Bog village

The Bog Village An ideal place to rest and be thankful. Especially if you are a woman with a man’s head. The beverage is a local favourite – made by straining liquid (any will do – whiskey is ideal) through peat. Nearby is the Blog Village, which has a different sign (not illustrated).

Holiday photograph 2

Holiday photograph 2

In these days of increased environmental awareness we must all do our bit, and none more so than purveyors of the traditional ‘harbour cruise’. This modern-day example consists of a rowing boat powered by a helium balloon, which is estimated to reduce emissions by up to 110%. “We limit trips to one person per boat…

Holiday photograph 1

Holiday photograph 1

Every year I am in the habit of sharing a couple of holiday photographs for the general interest of readers. This year we had the good fortune to go to Ireland, so here are some of my favourite pictures, complete with historical notes. The golf course at the Old Head of Kinsale Notes: There has…