Host Mother is working long hours and Host Father ploughs on in Cork.
Host Father awakes in his hotel in Cork, Ireland for another day of work.
Host Father headed off to the airport again whilst everyone else slept in a little later before starting off another school week.
Visited the old lead mine of Snailbeach and walked over The Stiperstones.
Walk in the morning, watched a flood lit bike race, then a film at home.
Host sisters started scuba diving training
Walking Up at 7am, a quick breakfast and into the car off to Julia’s. Julia and Peter and their daughter (all of whom, I should mention, are unusually tall – not that we had warned Mutty of this) live in an old house on the edges of a typically English village in the middle of nowhere and at the end of half mile long shared private lane. The route Peter has chosen involved clambering over fences (some electric – which the dog discover in the worst way possible), down long unused Read more […]
Getting up Host Father had gone off to the airport to fly off to his current client assignment. (Other than holidays and a small amount of sick leave, he has been out of the country every week this year.) Host Mother was left to round up the kids for school. Older Host Sister is always a little reluctant to get up on a school-day morning. Even more so on the first day. Despite having a large house, we have only two bathrooms and only one shower. With three girls in the house, mornings are always Read more […]
We went out for a traditional cooked breakfast, walked the dog and then went for karate training.
Exercise Host Father was recently persuaded by a friend, Julia, that he needed to exercise more (actually, Host Father already knew this but was very reluctant to do anything about it) and proposed that, as she also needed to take more exercise, every Saturday and Sunday morning commencing at 8am he and she should meet up and take a decent walk. Anyone else interested could go along. This was the second weekend that the exercise programme was in force. It was his turn to go to her house. Julia’s Read more […]