England & Ireland 2002

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We arrived in England just before New Years day 2002 and London was cold, but no snow. London does not change and the photographs show it in Winter

London London
London London
London London
London London

As we had relatives in Saundersfoot, Wales, we hired a car and drove to Wales to spend New Years eve with them. It is the first time we have seen a big frost that stayed on the ground all day.

New Years eve was a great experience as Saundersfoot is a small coastal village in Wales, and all the locals turned out for the celebration. Everyone proceeded to the local pub, which was a delightful, warm cosy pub, where we all ate dinner. Then on to the harbour foreshore in the freezing zero temperatures to celebrate New Years eve. We retained an "inner glow" by drinking copious quantities of Jack Daniels.

On New Years day many townsfolk turned out to go for a swim in the freezing sea. Needless to say, we observed from the shore.

Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales
Saundersfoot Wales Saundersfoot Wales

Across the bay from Saundersfoot, in England, lies a delightful, quaint village called Clovelly. It has narrow winding cobbled streets down a steep hill to the sea. It was an old fishing village and maybe a haunt for smugglers.

Clovelly England Clovelly England
Clovelly England Clovelly England
Clovelly England Clovelly England

Further along the coast of Cornwall, there are numerous small villages where Maureen's "great great great great " grandfather came from......Thornbury, Milton Dammery etc. We actually found some of the old graves with the family name on them.

Jollow family area Jollow family area
Jollow family area Jollow family area
Jollow family area Jollow county

No visit to England is complete without seeing the Naval Museum at Portsmouth. Here, Nelson's ship the Victory is still in perfect condition. Sayings such as "a square meal" & "nigger in a woodpile" came from this ship.

Nelson's ship Portsmouth Nelson's ship Portsmouth
Nelson's ship Portsmouth Nelson's ship Portsmouth
Nelson's ship Portsmouth Nelson's ship Portsmouth
Nelson's ship Portsmouth Nelson's ship Portsmouth
Nelson's ship Portsmouth Nelson's ship Portsmouth

Ross & Rachael..........our relatives and hosts in Wales



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Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael
Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael
Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael
Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael
Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael Ross & Rachael

New Year's Eve
Maureen & Roy
on New Year's Eve

the EYES have it


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