Yearly Archives: 2008

Swiss Christmas Break

If you haven’t heard already, we’re spending our first Christmas away up in the Swiss Alps so we’ll be sure to get a white Christmas.  We actually found a self guided tour from an Australian company which includes the hotel, … Continue reading

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Cork County Gaol

Just one more thing on the Ireland trip.  I came across the receipt from Cork County Gaol last night and thought it was just corny enough to share:

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Time Change

For those of you who didn’t know, at the start of the mid-term break daylight savings stopped, and England went back to GMT.  This means that if it is 5pm in Brisbane it will be 7am on the same day … Continue reading

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Ireland – Part 2

Wednesday morning we headed off to Blarney to explore Blarney castle and most importantly, to kiss the Blarney stone. The theory is that anyone who kisses the Blarney stone gains the gift of eloquence. The castle is surrounded by quite … Continue reading

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Ireland – Part 1

Yesterday we got up early as we had a four hour drive to the Fishguard ferry terminal. There was fairly steady rain but the drive was uneventful. We arrived in plenty of time for the ferry so had lunch at … Continue reading

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Holidays are here at last

I have finally made it through my first half-term, which was 8 weeks.  It has been filled with ups and downs, and although I’m really glad it’s holiday time for a week, I’m looking forward to getting stuck back into … Continue reading

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Janet’s Coming Home!

Yes I have finally booked my flights to come home to be with Fran and her baby (which is due on March 31 so we are hoping it will be on time or early).  I am leaving England on Friday … Continue reading

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