This month, many old trips, just got back from Budapest!

Been ill, tired, busy, and watching too much football the last month, but feel energised.

Correct, did a week’s travel on some European trains the last month, and ended up in Hungary – will go again. The above shot is, I believe, of a Budapest post box, or something along those lines? My Hungarian is not what it once was!

Whilst there, with a “recommendation” from a friend, just HAD TO go to the New York Café therein. Really? The “New York Café” in Budapest (Ed; NOT Bucharest!). And even (above) after 9.00pm, there’s queues.

This month will definitely will write of this recent foray to Europe, that saw us also in London and Paris – My God, why have I not been there for 30 years? In addition, still want to show some fotos from America, some places in Scotland, more from Germany and a voyage a month ago to Porto.

CB

Month Ahead – Various past trips but also a recent one to Northern Ireland

Finally this month, with enough time, will return to blog about recent trips to Germany, America, London for Wimbledon and maybe a few more (Ed: Didn’t you just get back from St Andrews, Scotland, again?).

Belfast City Hall

But the last trip, was a quick 6 days to Northern Ireland, where I stayed in Belfast and had a day trip to the wonderful county of Armagh.

This was probably the sixth or seventh time the last 10 years for me to travel there. And I’ve always wondered just why, more people do not do the voyage? The flight was only about 25 minutes (!) from Glasgow – it literally takes off, and then sets down, stressing the ease of making the trip there.

And speaking of Ireland, both North and South, when back, I decided to go “Oirish” and buy a different type of porridge!

I’ve seen these Flahavan’s for some time, and felt that they would be too expensive when compared to the bog standard, dreadful things that usually come in a plastic sack.

Well, with the recent inflation, they aren’t any more and I can only say, that their “quick oats” design is a winner! In fact, you don’t even need a microwave, boiling water does just fine.

But talking about Northern Ireland, as usual, the people there were incredibly friendly, whether in Belfast or in the country and this week, will put several entries on Belfast, the Churches there, the Titanic Museum (where I had a wonderful dinner), and various things that I encountered there.

CB