Welcome

Hi.  I’m Marie and you are very welcome to HopsSkipsandJumps.     If you are reading this you are probably like me – happiest when planning your next trip (or 2…  or 3….!) I’m a very unlikely victim of a travel bug.   Firstly,  the gene pool – my parents were of that generation that only […]

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ROCK

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is ROCK Rocks we have aplenty!!! This is what our ancestors did with them…… This is a Wedge Tomb. In basic terms, this would be a stone box with a roof slab (there are about 400 in Ireland). Boulder Tomb – A major part of the pedestal has been […]

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 43

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Street Market, Luang Prebang, Laos XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture of the view. *Add […]

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PLANNING THAT TRIP TO SPAIN? DON’T MISS LA MEZQUITA

It’s the 10th century and Cordoba is the most spectacular city in Europe. Its residents – exceeding half a million – enjoy paved roads, street lighting, running water and well stocked shops and souks. There are some 300 mosques and numerous palaces, public buildings and lush gardens – all built to rival the splendours of […]

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SEASONAL

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is SEASONAL Autumn in Bruges (2016)…… Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 42

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Window shopping – Memphis 2018! XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture of the view. *Add […]

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