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May 18th, 2016

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Two castles, “one mile”

Today was a bit grey again but at least not raining.  In the morning we went to see Enniskillen castle which was moderately interesting.  There was a regimental museum with one feature that amused me – one of the maps had a diagram (relating to fleet movements) with a label of “Orkney Isles” slap over […]

May 17th, 2016

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Pots and Islands

We woke up to discover that against all expectations, the forecast was correct and it was now grey and drizzling.  We walked over to see the famous pottery and on our way we made a short detour to cross the international border into the Republic of Ireland.  Apparently by intention, there was no indication that […]

May 13th, 2016

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Off on our travels

We set off today to go cruising round Lough Erne in Northern Ireland for a week.  Of course with the weather having been beautiful last week – we are expecting it will pour down all the time we are away.  In the confined quarters of the boat I can’t help imagining it will be like […]