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May 22nd, 2016

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Bit of a problem with the site

I’ve been off on holiday in Northern Ireland, cruising round Lough Erne.  Inevitably, the web server behind all my sites picked the moment we left to pack in, and us being super security conscious people (well R is anyway…), we didn’t leave ourselves a back door to get in and fix it.  So if anyone […]

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 16th, 2016

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One man’s mile

Anyway, we were fixed again by 10am the next day (with no real explanation for what had happened though) and set off  to catch up with where we should have reached the following day.  It was now Monday and the Lough was even emptier than at the weekend.  Against the forecast, the weather was still […]

May 15th, 2016

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In which we have good weather and a mishap

Our first full day dawned with beautiful weather (which according to the forecast would be the last sun we would see all week).  We cruised down the “Upper Lough” which is very wide and very empty.  Comparing it to the Norfolk broads which we visited a few years ago, not crashing into things was very […]

May 14th, 2016

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Under Stone, Over Water

We had a giant “Full Irish” breakfast in the hotel.  These are before and after pictures of J’s plate. Then we went to see the Marble Arch caves which are part of a huge Unesco Geopark (I’d never heard of one of these before).  Apparently they were where the Beric Dondarion scenes in Game of Thrones were […]