Category Archives: JUST SAYING

Day 21 Homeward Bound

So today we are leaving. We can’t believe how quickly this holiday has gone. We are all packed and the plan is to go to the airport at 14.30 and Marty and Mavis will drop us off. We had bacon, … Continue reading

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Days 12 & 13 Hinton to Canmore, Rundle Cabins, Sulphur Mountains and Banff

e were up quite early and left the hotel at Hinton by 09.00.  We have to drive all the way back through the National Park and we should see Athabasca Falls on the way.  We were there in 2010 and … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Bowness, Bow River and Sunburn

Good morning, it’s 07.00 on Monday morning and I’m writing up yesterday’s activity.  It’s a glorious sunny morning in Calgary and I have just posted a happy 21st birthday message to my lovely grandson Callum.  We always miss his birthday … Continue reading

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Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute Revival! Part 1

Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute  (AKA The Stute) was recently put up for sale for the sum of £70,000 …… yes, £70k can you believe it?! The Stute –  was built by Miners and paid for weekly from their wages. It … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN – More Graz Shenannigans

The Birthday Celebration So, this morning is the birthday celebration of one of the family.  In Austria, the tradition is for the person who is celebrating the birthday to invite friends and family to join them for a meal.  This … Continue reading

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THE ADVENTURES OF CILLA THE CITROEN 2016

  The Adventures of Cilla the Citroën – Day 1 Preparation is everything!  Well so they say.  To say that we were under-prepared would be an understatement!  We didn’t manage to get any euros until the morning we were leaving, … Continue reading

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KEEP CALM AND JOIN A CHOIR!

  Last year I joined a local choir, following contact from a cousin on Facebook to ‘like’ their page. I have been singing and involved in Music in some way all my life and my Dad always said that I … Continue reading

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WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH!

    Abertillery is a small town situated in the Ebbw Fach Valley in South Wales.  It is situated in the borough of Blaenau Gwent and following the decline of Coal Mining and the Ebbw Vale Steel Works, the valley … Continue reading

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Dry January ….struggling …and it’s the weekend!

Well,  I have been doing great at this but today I am absolutely feeling it!  I have lost a few pounds in weight and I am feeling OK but the flushes didn’t stop and my sleep pattern was not much … Continue reading

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Dry January Day 5

So day 5 and counting … I have to say, I am not finding this difficult at all apart from the fact that I cannot sleep longer that 2 hours! I have tried everything –  reading,  herbal sleeping aids and so … Continue reading

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