Fifty shades of grey – and more! A trip to Galway

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I went to Galway at the weekend. The reason was partly because I had not been to Galway city but also because, last year, I got to Kylemore Abbey too late in the day to visit. And it was raining. So I promised to go back again so I could see this great garden, when the weather was better.

Well, I DID go back but the weather was not better – it was considerably worse and the situation was not helped by the fact that the night before I had bought an umbrella in Penneys (the Irish name for Primark). I did not realise there was such a thing as a single-use umbrella. Lesson learned there.

Anyway, more to come on this visit, including some more detailed photos of Kylemore Abbey, which is justifiably popular. But for today, just a taste. Do not adjust your set – these ARE colour images!

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5 Comments on “Fifty shades of grey – and more! A trip to Galway”

  1. derrickjknight
    September 16, 2015 at 7:35 am #

    You still made the trip entertaining. I love the ‘single-use umbrella

  2. joy
    September 16, 2015 at 10:13 am #

    loved your pics the stream looked real at the umbrella

  3. Dan
    September 16, 2015 at 2:12 pm #

    Really nice pictures! Especially that first one.

  4. painterwrite
    September 16, 2015 at 5:52 pm #

    I feel sodden just looking at these. They’re lovely though.

    • thebikinggardener
      September 16, 2015 at 7:19 pm #

      Thank you. More tomorrow of the garden – get your coat out!

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