BEST WESTERN Danby Lodge Hotel
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... that needed to be replaced. Curtains too needed to be replaced, quite often they are made of silk, and huge windows require vast amounts of material. The wall paper was often silk too, and hand blocked or painted. One thing that has been completely replaced is the glass in the windows and doors, all such places now have special glass to screen out the ultra violet light so as to preserve the old furnishings and the ultra expensive replacement ones for as long ...
... you're a bloke and the kisser is a girl - what a lark! We figured that neither of us lacked the gift of eloquence - well, not when we're sober anyway - so we both passed on kissing the wretched stone!
Notwithstanding this, the castle was quite worth the visit with an excellent view from the top.
We then made our way towards Waterford : again, another "blast from the past" from Barb's ...
Up at 6.30 .... Bus 8.30am Drove out of Dublin through the rain and off down the motorway to Kilkenny.... All you South Park fans, I am studiously avoiding any references to killing Kenny OK? In Ireland the 'kil' means church. Lovely Drive, beautiful scenery. Kilkenny was lovely. Seemed like a small town, colourful buildings... And an enormous castle. Kilkenny Castle... The same family had lived in it for centuries ...
... a tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory. The crystal in the shop was stunning (with a stunning price tag to match) but watching the craftsmen create these miracles was well worth the price of the tour. They showed us how they move it from he furnace to where it gets blown into shape, then shaped and marked for engraving. The individual engravers make the patterns. An apprenticeship is for five years. At the end of those five years they have to be able to engrave ...
... other of the family until 1983. The last and 14th owner was ‘Miss Marie” who inherited in 1912 and lived there at times in serious poverty as the land was sold off. She was remembered locally as being keen on music and the church and she gave the abbey to the Nation when she moved out in 1983.
There were a number of filing cabinets in the room. They contained mainly documents such as the various wills but also a rather gruesome head!!
By 2pm it ...