It’s been a while since we’ve attended one of the best things about Tassie, the freaking awesome events! Today we had the immense pleasure of driving the very short distance down to our neighbour’s property to attend the Heritage Farming Expo. The Coal River valley has been farmed by settlers for 200 years now and … More Heritage Farming Expo 2021
Turn left to win? Ah….Nascar right? Nope, Speedway. It’s like Nascar, only with motorbikes, and on dirt, and doesn’t go on for hours so it’s not really like Nascar at all to be honest although I’ve never been to a Nascar race so I couldn’t tell you with conviction. Anyway I digress. We’ve been back … More Turn left to win
The SS Jeremiah O’Brien is one of just two Liberty ships of its kind left in the world and sits proudly beside the USS Pampanito at pier 45 in San Francisco. It served during the Normandy landings in World War II and remains unaltered and historically accurate. The most impressive element of this graceful old lady … More SS Jeremiah O’Brien: Rare as they come
I knew there’d be some damn cool stuff to see in San Francisco, but I didn’t think a World War 2 submarine would be one of those things! Coming from Ireland, our navy is somewhat lacking in bad-ass military equipment. I remember many years ago over one St. Patrick’s weekend we were able to go … More Down Periscope: USS Pampanito (SS-383)
Bliss is a word that doesn’t get bandied about often enough. It’s that rare feeling that all life’s woes are gone away and the only thought in your head is happiness. That wonderful feeling was in abundance the other day as we glided down the Elbe River aboard the Arnost cruise ship. We arrived early … More Rolling, Rolling, Rolling on the River.