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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LIFE IN COLOUR PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: APRIL – PINK

As usual, I’ve had a great time trawling through photos and am astonished at what I actually manage to find…. This monthly challenge comes from Jude at Travel Words. To take part, just post your colour photos and link to Life in Colour

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BLOB!

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is BLOB Dutch pancakes, Camden Market, London Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: #15

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Far from the Madding Crowd….. From Ireland to Italy to Belize (zero points for guessing which is which!!), I love the emptiness conveyed in these photos…. To play along: XingfuMama posts every Friday morning. Create a post with a photo of places one sits […]

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My Top 10 of Everything: Great 2-Centre minibreaks in Europe

2 for the price of 1 – well – not quite -but you know what I mean. Even 1 extra night on to a mini break can allow for a split destination. Not, of course, at the cost of madly tearing around, trying to fit double the sights in to a crammed itinerary but if […]

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SIX

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is SIX Its amazing what we see when we actually look! I usually decide ‘nope, I’ve nothing this week, I’ll have to give it a skip’ but something almost always jumps out of the archives…. Bon Appetit….. And for the week that’s in it……. Cáisc Shona Daoibh go léir!! […]

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