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Archive for February, 2009

Old Madeira

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Folowing our last visit to Madeira, I thought it might be interesting to write a bit about life in the island in former days.
Because of its hilly nature, transport of people and goods was difficult. Funchal had the only deep water harbour and sugar, bananas and above all wine had to be brought from [...]

Fairies in Our Garden

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Who says that there are no fairies. One morning there was this super Fairy Ring on our front grass ! ! For evidence, see the Gallery.

Coylumbridge 2009

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Mum and I have just visited our timeshare at Coylumbridge. We went up by bus using our free passes. The journey went like magic - connections at Dumfries, Glsgow and Perth all falling into place, so that the total time was not much different from taking the car and, of course [...]