Cranmer Place Ballsbridge Apartments
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... of colour. From the darkest black to the brightest white with so many beautiful hues in between. Some days may seem brighter than others. I just hope that all people have the joy of at least one day in technicolour.
So once again, you open that door. You look at all that you encounter with more care, to all that confronts you, you pay more heed, you take your time, you take stock, you open your eyes, you open your ears, you listen, you ponder and ...
... and whistle; Andy played a mean fiddle. They were very funny and knowledgeable about music. They played several tunes that we knew. There were a couple of other trad musicians that sat in on the sessions as well, .it was actually lots of fun. Phil bought a couple of CDs.
Today looks like rain again. We are leaving at 9:00 to pick up the car. Fintan will pick us up at the hotel and take us to the car rental place and then escort us out of ...
... the morning...
We drove through part of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Dublin, stopping at a point called Wicklow Gap. From there we stopped for lunch where I had a big bowl of french onion soup with goat cheese. You can tell that I live in Wisconsin for my love of cheese!
We stopped at the Glendalough Monastic settlement at the mouth of the Glendalough Valley in the mountains. There was an old stone monastery and high round ...
We loaded the luggage in a taxi which Bryan and Ed took to the Gresham hotel. Gertie, Kathleen and I walked to meet the tour. Our guide and driver Jay or Shay in Irish arrived and we gathered to meet the rest if the group. Six others, all from Australia, two couples, Kathleen and Les, Rick and Yvonne and sisters, Annette and Louise. Our first stop was Newgrange, a passage tomb that was built 5000 years ago. The tomb is 500 ...
... history is that when the Guinness family commenced their business they leased the land from the government for a few hundred pounds a year, for the next 9,000 years. The original lease document is on display under the glass floor when you first enter the storehouse. The storehouse building is in the shape of a pint glass - only it is seven stories high. The tour is an interactive self paced tour, with very detailed information about each step of the process of making ...
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