September - October 2017
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  • Day38

    Hair and packing

    October 11, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Jess and Em had hair cut and made beautiful ready for school :) Packed and chilled. Evening filled with laughs, nut bush, dancing movie and a few wines.....plus some yummy whisky, lime, clove, hot water potion Paul made (medicinal of course to clear head colds)

  • Day35

    Portumna

    October 8, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ 🌙 9 °C

    Learnt a bit about the castle, went inside and checked out the grounds. Found a fantastic kitchen garden. We spent ages in here, sampling some of the fruits, playing in the maze and just waking around. Just beautiful. We then walked back into town, passed an old Abbey, checked out (and some old gravestones). Had lunch in a nice pub, then home where Hilary started dinner, using her rosemary from the castle garden.Read more

  • Day34

    Navan rugby, Athboy gocarting

    October 7, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Watched Drew play a successful, entertaining game of rugby, home for pizza then off gocarting. Mum was setting the challenge by weaving all over the road at a nice steady pace. For everyone else, the race was on. Jess and Caitlin got pretty butterfly helmets! Vince ended up overall winner, just edging out Paul. Closely followed by Drew, Jess, Em, Caitlin and Mum making sure everyone made it back safely :)Read more

  • Day33

    Kids chilled, m&d to Carrickmacross

    October 6, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    Today J & E opted not to get in a car, spent the day home alone :) M & D went for a drive to Carrickmacross to pay respects to Patrick, then meet a cousin of grandad and mum from the Kenny side if the Family....plus more pics of our day with the Gunnings 💖

  • Day31

    Villers-Bretonneux to cousins

    October 4, 2017 in France ⋅ 🌙 11 °C

    Visited the war memorial. The village of Villers Bretonneux has a special relationship with Australia through war. The Australians fought to capture many of the towns, bridges, important vantage points all over this area of Northern France. Very moving, especially seeing graves of soldiers who were only in their teens.
    Then on up to cuddles with Willem and Annabelle xx
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