Auld Pickie Bed & Breakfast
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Then I went and found a shop I didn’t know existed.
An actual Ben & Jerry’s shop.
Now, British people would be shocked, but I’ve never actually had B&J.
But I tried and I LIKED!!
So I had my icecream, my book and my beach. Set for the afternoon!
I spend a long while putting on sunscreen too (learnt!).
And then, it was time to take the bus back to Belfast and sleep of the heat!
Lisa xo ...
... light in from the roof box. It goes 30m down the tunnel into the room we where in. You can enter a draw to be selected to be inside for the solstice. 23000 people enter annually and the room holds about 18! Guess this counts as two more cemeteries. A few miles away is the site of the Battle of the Boyne. This 1690 battle had the Protestant King William III (William the Orange) fighting against his father in law the former Catholic King James II who partnered ...
... to be buried. There was a bit of a mix up here with an audio visual we were supposed to view. So instead of watching the show and then having an hour free time, we had 30 minutes, then the screening, then another 30 minutes. Lunch time was in this mix. It all went wrong when the guy introducing the video decided to do some self promotion of a book he had just had published. He went on and on. Finally the video was screened but it wasn't ...
... in New Zealand - but they are so far away that that doesn't count!! I objected and everyone laughed!
He took so long that we left him and the joined the line for entrance to the library and the book of Kells - a half hour queue. Very interesting.
On then to Bangor to check in to our B&B, then to Donaghadee to have a meal with Linz's ...
Boat won't be ready till mid October.
Speak soon safe journey x
Text Message from Viv, 15:46 Monday 14th:
We are in Bangor. Great sail over - two hour beam reach. You would have loved it. Enjoy the time with Marian. See you next week ...