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Thursday 8 July – homeward

Nice relaxed breakfast with Dot, totally oblivious of what lay ahead! Set satnav for ‘home’ and said our goodbyes at 10am with plans for some mini trips together soon. The weather cloudy but dry, ideal for motoring. First stop at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 7 July – Kirkcudbright to GosForth

Checked on kitten before breakfast then final guided tour of Carolyn’s beautiful garden before setting off back to the Lakes. the garden had changed so much in a week… flowers blooming and vegetables bursting! We walked through her ‘meadow’ by … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6 July – last day in Ireland

What a beautiful Irish morning to wake up to! The view from Margaret’s window is stunning and the warm sunshine is streaming through the open window. Margaret took me out to breakfast at Two Twenty, a very nice little eating … Continue reading

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Monday 5 July – up the coast road

It has rained quite a bit in the night and is somewhat overcast this morning so I’ll maybe not be painting in some of the small harbour villages along the way. I found myself on a very long narrow winding … Continue reading

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Sunday 4 July – Triathlon

Today was John’s birthday! He went off on a cycle ride while Christine cooked a big Ulster Fry for us all on his return. Then down to the beach for a swim. It was soooo cold but ok once in! … Continue reading

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Saturday 3 July – around Groomsport

A very healthy breakfast with Sandra – hot water and lemon, porridge with chopped apple, blueberries, raspberries, sunflower seeds and a dusting of cinnamon, followed by toasted wheaten bread and coffee. We decided to look around the Bangor Walled Garden … Continue reading

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Friday 2 July – to Groomsport

Just dressing and heard Freddie racing down the hall. He peeped round the door and said hello. ‘Charlie has gone to play golf but I’m too tired’ he said. Gemma arrived home and we all had breakfast together. Jim was … Continue reading

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Thursday 1 July – to Jim’s, Cairn Road

Woke to a rather grey morning but still very warm. Christine and I took a leisurely breakfast of melon, croissant and coffee discussing what we would do for my last day with her. We booked lunch at The Dairy. Christine … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30 June – The Antrim Glens

We rearranged Christine’s sitting room to make space for my weekly zoom pilates and keep fit with Jackie at 9am. Christine joined in a little bit then we had a light breakfast before setting off to Glenarm. First we called … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29 June – Out and about with Christine

Woke up after a good night’s sleep to another beautiful summer’s day. After grapefruit and coffee in the garden, we set off for Port Muck, a secluded Rocky bay with a cliff walk where we thought we might swim but … Continue reading

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