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Travel and Adventure – Part II (Home to the shores of Loch Cuan)

There is something very special about returning home to where it all began.

When I round the bend and see this huge gorse bush I know I am truly home (image by Sabi Style)

When I round the bend and see this huge gorse bush I know I am truly home (image by Sabi Style)

 

I grew up in Northern Ireland and my early childhood was spent by the shores of Loch Cuan, an island studded sea lough.

It is more commonly known by its Old Norse name Strangford Lough. The fact that it has an Old Norse name gives you an indication to its rich history (of which Viking raiders play only a part). Continue reading

Travel and Adventure – Part I (Londinium)

It feels odd sitting here bleary eyed…
The first inevitable wave of jet lag washing over me.

My bag is still sitting in the hallway. I can’t quite bring myself to start unpacking. Once I have unpacked its official – my travel adventure is over.

My trip, part work/part pleasure, took me 16,500 km away.
Back home…

Passport ready and trip planned...

Passport ready and trip planned… (image by Sabi Style)

 

First stop London… Continue reading