A Cape Hauy Christmas

First and foremost, a very Merry Christmas to all of you! Hope you’re all having a most wonderful Christmas wherever you are. Christmas Eve for me, has typically involved being in work, oh the joys of retail and hospitality. This year with the new job however I found myself free on the 24th and sure, … More A Cape Hauy Christmas

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 Sinéad 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