Welcome to the Rock

It’s a strange place to visit, old Alcatraz. Given what it was, it really shouldn’t be a tourist destination. And yet, millions of people go there every year to ooh and aah at the former homes of murderers, rapists and hardcore criminals. Hell, if you’re “lucky”, you can even have a chat with a former … More Welcome to the Rock

Berkeley Marina

  So we live in America now…..Well for three months anyway, while SinĂ©ad is working in the University of Berkeley. We’re living in a really funky house about half way between the marina and downtown Berkeley. We found it on airbnb, which is a fantastic site to find accommodation, yes even for longer stays. Seeing … More Berkeley Marina