Day 4 – still here

July 20th 2010  – Day 4 Kerrera Island, Oban, Scotland Went to Tescos for the final ‘stores’.  Not quite sure if that’s a regular sailing term, or an Americanism, but…

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Day 1

July 17th 2010  – Day 1 Castlefin Co. Donegal, Ireland – Kerrera Island, Oban, Scotland 4.30 am and I woke to the sweet chime from my mobile (another gift –…

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Final day at work

July 16th 2010  – The final day at work  Friday morning, and I walked around my little cottage, checking that all was as it should be. Bins emptied, place tidied,…

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The Packing…..

July 15th 2010 – The Packing  “Hmmm!” I said aloud as I pondered over how I was going to pack everything I would need for almost a year into my…

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Puffins

The Puffins, known locally as Tamie Norie were spectacular (I had a wee sneaky tear).  They leave in a few days, so I was really lucky to see them.  I…

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And there I was….

on the 14th July 2010, with 3 nights left in this beautiful country of Ireland, finally starting to feel the butterflies.  Everything has fallen into place for me, the story begins……… Tonight………How…

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