Auld Pickie Bed & Breakfast
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We motored for 10.5 hours against the breeze in a lumpy sea. It was an uncomfortable ride and no one ate much for lunch.
Carlingford (the town) is a 15 minute walk from the marina, but I was nursing a sore knee so I stayed in board.
The Mourne Mountains to the North have some great walking, but we are just here for the night.
We toured the linen museum this morning. They had people demonstrating the spinning wheel and loom. It was hard work. There is only one company left in Ireland that produces linen.
We drove to Springhill house in ...
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Neil Armstrong and Craig McGuicken
... dragged us back to the side!
Well I have looked at the weather for tomorrow and its similar to today, it's 35NM to Ardglass and the wind and tide would be with us if we left quite early....well early for me! So I think I will make a run for it, the wind is dropping over the weekend, so I could make it quite a long way
down the Irish Coast by the beginning of the week....well that's the plan!
I'll let you know how I got on
... with Jim all the time.
The owners Kevin and Susan were also great people. Kevin used to sit and drink at the bar on his nights off. We also got plenty of regulars during the day. My shifts would normally be 6 shifts per week, normally:
3 x 10.30 am - 5.30 pm shifts
3 x 5 pm - 11 pm shifts (later at weekends)
This worked pretty well with social life and other commitments at the time, and ...