So it’s June 21st and the first day of vacation and I haven’t yet weaned myself off the phone! I’m idling at the airport, scrolling through stuff and stop – yes – of course – on HopsSkipsandJumps!! ( I don’t actually read it very often to be honest! )
So I’m having my Gwendolen moment –
MUST I explain??
The Honourable Gwendolen Fairfax is one of the main characters in Oscar Wilde’s wonderful The Importance of Being Earnest. She has some great lines but one of her best must be…
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.
So here I am – almost 130 years later – with my blog and an aeroplane!
But the sentiment doesn’t change, does it!
I find myself reading (sensationally of course!!) about last summer’s staycation in Mayo. It was a brilliant trip – but after one particularly dismal day, I made an oath …..
I vow that if I ever get to leave this country again I’ll never, ever moan about being too hot – ever!
And the punchline?
We’re arrive into Athens to temperatures of 34-36 degrees and I can’t breathe …..
……and I think back to that misty evening in Mayo…..