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#Gozo 2017 – Day 9 – Fish and Final Days

It’s hot but breezy today, a nice combination. We have last day laziness and don’t want to do too much so we head off to Hondoq Bay. It’s shallow getting in the sea here with loads of rocks around for … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 8 – Disappearing window and charcoaled remains…

We headed over to the other side of the island today, to visit two of our favourite places. Xslendi: where I snorkelled, bought dresses and ate ice cream. Xslendi is a lovely small town in a bay, we feel very … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 7 – Flowers and Favourites! :-D

Usually we would be getting ready to go home right about now so I am really appreciating the extra couple of days. It’s hot and sunny again today although a strong wind started up around lunchtime. We went to one … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 6 – Really? Already! Snorkelling and Salt Pans

My favourite arable crop is barley. In a breeze it ripples and undulates like the sea, changing colour and texture as it does so. Random? Perhaps, but bear with me. We travelled to the Marsalforn coast today wanting to go … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 5 – Beaches and Books

We headed out to San Blas beach today. We first went there two years ago but gave it a miss last year as it is challenging to get to, or more importantly, back from. We left the car at the … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 4 – Winds and Waves #Comino

With both of us being self-employed we have one week’s holiday a year and as you can imagine by the time we get to that precious week we are exhausted. This is my excuse for the fact that today we … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 3 – Moving on and Motors

It was time to leave our cossetted life at the hotel. I fitted in fifty lengths before a breakfast that I took full advantage of. Well it would be silly not too! Our car was delivered and as we couldn’t … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 2 – Buses and Battery! @GrandHotelGozo

  As we are staying at the Grand Hotel in the port town of Mgarr, don’t have to make any effort and for the time being are without a car we have decided to take a trip across to Malta … Continue reading

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#Gozo 2017 – Day 1 – Early Starts and Upgrades! @maltachoice @GrandHotelGozo

Fully organised by the wonderful Malta Choice, yet again (they make my life so easy!), I have just returned from a perfect week (and a bit!) away in Gozo with my better half. I roughly kept a diary, admittedly it … Continue reading

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Sizzling Summer Special Bumper Edition #Gozo and those damned Irritating Words!

Remember those super summer double edition comics? I used to love those. Packed into the car seat pockets as a surprise to keep us entertained when off on a long road trip they’d keep us happy for hours. However, I’m … Continue reading

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