Author Archives: Mairead

I really REALLY need your help!

(My first White Button) Ok tiny band of people who read this, I need your help to spread a message: Sew on a White Button! It’s a long story which I will write soon but I want to get to … Continue reading

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Gentle Guide to taking a Journey: Mont Saint Michel

(Sunset near Mont Saint Michel) I love Mont Saint Michel, I think you would too. Yes, it’s touristy. Yes, it’s a religious monument. Yes, coffee and a croissant costs more here. But there’s something… something deeply attractive about this place, … Continue reading

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Back to normal…

(French aire) We crossed the border into France on Saturday and stayed at a French vineyard that night. We thought it might be nice to do a wine tasting and then stay the night but wine tasting happens on Monday … Continue reading

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Just leaving France now…

(Tourist Office in Palencia) We’re still on our journey home but only just. As I write we’re sitting in a supermarket car park in Cherbourg, less than twenty minutes from the ferry and almost the last bit of the journey … Continue reading

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Dog Necklace and Free Wifi

(Tierra de Campos from a moving motorhome) Yesterday we travelled through a vast flat landscape, with gently undulating bits for added variety, called Tierra de Campos. The name means Land of Fields and that describes it well. The road we … Continue reading

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Last day in Portugal, sniff, sniff

(There’s a steep walk from the parking) We found another wall. In the town of Bragança in the north-east corner of Portugal. The town provides free overnight motorhome parking just under the castle walls. Unfortunately, the castle was closed on … Continue reading

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Scary Story by the Lake

(Our spot beside the lake at Macedo de Cavaleiros) On Sunday we parked beside a lake. People arrived and left all day to go for walks or just to have a look. They brought children, dogs or cameras. Some just … Continue reading

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