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Old 9th June 2018, 05:52 PM
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Wow brilliant! we really must get the rest of the pics and footage properly gathered and on record!
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Old 9th June 2018, 08:23 PM
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Wow brilliant! we really must get the rest of the pics and footage properly gathered and on record!
Wow indeed Neil!
Isn't it spooky that we spent hours talking about this last night (and this thread which I've not seen until now), and how I would love to do such a trip of Ireland?
It's as if Sean was listening in!

That's coincidence number 2.

Coincidence number 1 was when Johannes and I sent each other PM's at the same time the other night (not knowing that each was writing) AND signing off the PM's to each other in virtually the same way.

I think there's some glitching in the Matrix. I swear by it
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Old 9th June 2018, 09:32 PM
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Sean that's brilliant and evocative. I'm missing Ireland. And Neil I'm still looking forward to seeing those videos of us performing beach ballet
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Old 9th June 2018, 09:32 PM
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I think there's some glitching in the Matrix. I swear by it
It's ever since you brought together those two red 8s.
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Sean that's brilliant and evocative. I'm missing Ireland. And Neil I'm still looking forward to seeing those videos of us performing beach ballet
Absolutely with you there Nick.
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With the Trump resort (I still feel unclean from driving by it!) at number 3. Credibility of that list needs to be questioned.
Thread revival time; the orange monster will actually be there in Doonbeg this afternoon!
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Anybody watching Adrian Dunbar's Coastal Ireland on Channel 5?
Started last night at Mizen Head (talking about how the bridge to the Signal Station Museum was rebuilt) and pretty much following our route.
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Anybody watching Adrian Dunbar's Coastal Ireland on Channel 5?
Started last night at Mizen Head (talking about how the bridge to the Signal Station Museum was rebuilt) and pretty much following our route.
You beat me to it Andrew! I watch this 1st episode and really enjoyed it & I think the (6 part?) series pretty much follows the route of the Wild Atlantic Way, so the other episodes should be just as good
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Old 6th February 2021, 11:44 AM
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You beat me to it Andrew! I watch this 1st episode and really enjoyed it & I think the (6 part?) series pretty much follows the route of the Wild Atlantic Way, so the other episodes should be just as good
Unfortunately there's only two parts to the series, and even better, you can even watch it online. Decent transport as well.
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Unfortunately there's only two parts to the series, and even better, you can even watch it online. Decent transport as well.
Actually, 2 parts makes far more sense, given how much ground he covered in the first part . What was he driving? It didn't register with me :
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