Somme Battlefields – Part 2

Our day wasn't over.  We would visit several more museums and cemeteries.  The magnitude of what these young men went through is overwhelming. Every corner or town square as we drove to our next stop, would be either a small cemetery or memorial to those who fought and lost their lives in this war.    …

Anzacs in the Somme Battlefields

On Sunday 11th of November 2018 marked the Anniversary of the 100th year since Germany signed the Armistice to end the Great War. It would be a few days before the guns would fall silent. It wasn't like it is today with a text or a tweet saying "the war is now over" It took …

Whats in the suitcase?

    Hello everyone, hope your well today.  It's a bit warm here in Australia, we are expecting 41 deg cel today, so I am already under the air-conditioner . Turned it on at 8am! I forgot to mention that I also had in my backpack a hooded raincoat, that I had folded neatly at …

Packing my back pack!

Packing my back pack was so much harder than the suitcase.  I had my passport and travel papers in the nice wallet the Tour Company sent.  A small clear zip lock bag with my moisturizer and lip balm, and I also had some face wipes. My phone and its charger.,  travel plug, the charger for …

Have a wonderful Christmas no matter where you are or who you are with

Merry Christmas to all my readers of this blog. The 3 sisters wish you a peaceful Christmas. Just need to let you all know I am having some issues with my "old lap top" downloading pictures to the blog.  Once its fixed i will continue writing the blog and giving you all an insight into …

Thank you

Before I continue my blog about the trip I went on with my sisters, I want to say Thank You. A big thank you to my two wonderful Sisters Muriel and Paula, without them I wouldn't have had the most wonderful trip ever! Also a big thank you to my friends new and old, who …

Broken Shoes – dancing

Its amazing what an engineer can do.  Muriel broke her shoes dancing till the wee small hours of the morning.  She spoke to reception and they said they would get the engineer to see if he could fix them He sure did fix them.  Fix them like new! I have to confess. - The broken …

Mainz Germany

When writing up a blog once your home you can forget things.  Well Mainz I forgot.  Sorry to any people from Mainz reading this blog.  I was going through my photos and I was like where was that picture taken.  Oops Mainz.  To be fair, I had consumed a tad too much wine over dinner.  …

Its a Ship!

The come back was quick from the Captain to my  sister Paula, when she said to him"What a lovely boat!"  "Its a Ship not  a boat!" he said to her. The look of indignation on his face. Paula mumbled "sorry" and quickly took off so she could tell us.  I can see it so clearly …

Daily Prompt: Jump At The Chance!

via Daily Prompt: Jump Never in my most wildest dreams did I ever imagine I would get the opportunity to go on a cruise up the Rhine and spend time in Paris with my 2 sisters. It would have to be the most amazing 2 weeks I have ever had.  Spending time with those you …