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Europe » Channel Islands » Sark December 16th 2019

Dear All Greetings! I am currently in my lovely home in London, but have just recently completed a mini pre-Christmas break to the Channel Islands, once more. Once more, as this time last year, I spent a few days on the lovely little Channel Island of Jersey – this year I decided to spend some time on Jersey’s sister island, just 27 miles away, and booked five nights to explore the Bailiwick of Guernsey just before Christmas. I had a lovely little time there, Guernsey being an even smaller, cuter version of Jersey, and I aim to write up about my time there over the course of three blogs, starting with this one. So on the Saturday following the end of term, I flew Guernsey’s very own tiny airline company, Aurigny (pronounced oh-reeny) from nearby Gatwick ... read more
Dixcart Bay
View from the Windmill
The "Toaster Rack" and Tractor

Europe » Channel Islands » Sark August 28th 2015

Fri 28th Up early today for a day trip to the Isle of Sark. Had to be at the Ferry at 0745. Wow, haven’t seen that time of day for quite some time. Ferry took about half hour to get there and wow...what a place. There are no cars, just tractors, bikes and horse drawn carts. The elderly are allowed to have their motored carts, but this has to be arranged through the local doctor and they are built up 4WD ones as the roads are all just dirt...or mud after rainy days!!... read more
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Tractor ride
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