Chimney Corner Hotel
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... to raise a whopping £800!! This could not have been achieved without your help, and now I’m one step closer to my goal of £5900.
And for the next step, I have organised a Ladies night (but of course men are welcome) for a special viewing of Dirty Dancing on the big screen. There will be fizzy drinks, popcorn and sweets, and it will be on Tuesday the 4th of November. It will hopefully be a great night and if you are interested in coming, please contact ...
... guide. He talked about Dublin proudly and gave me a ton of historical information. I'll take him at his word since he's from here and all. As he drops me off, he says in his strong accent, "Don't let any blokes steal your fancy around here. They'll for sure take a likin' to ya. Yer best off stickin' to the hotel at night time love." Thanks brother from another mother. I took his advice, went inside, and called it a night. Tea, shower, bed. New nightly ritual.
Today is Mother's Day. Normally every year, my sister and I go to a local shop, and get our mom countless potting flowers for her to put throughout her beautiful gardens around the house. This is despite her telling us to not spend any money on her, because she doesn't need anything (a common occurrence for her birthday and christmas as well). Well this year, I can't do that because I am 5000 km away.
So Mom, you got your way today. But ...
... black cab arrived and we all piled in. So the theory behind the Black Cab tours is that the cab driver is both your driver and your guide and they try to give you an unbiased view of the conflict (Belfast is now in a time of peace).
So we started off in the Protestant area (which gets gated closed at night) and saw some cultural murals of the first English King to arrive in Ireland and then we saw some conflict murals- such ...
Romy's house is full of arty things. Home made pictures line the walls, scarves hang from the windows and badges are pinned to the curtains. The girls shared a room with Romy's younger kids, Arthur and Hazy. Mel and I borrowed Romy's teenager's bedroom for a couple of days, until she came home and turfed us out. After that we camped in the living room.
Because of the storm, I'd assumed the weather would be awful ...