This last bank holiday weekend, I took my daughter to Dalkey, a Georgian gem of a place just south of Dublin city, on the shores of Dublin Bay.
We stayed with my godparents in their stunning Georgian terraced house that overlooks the bay, and which they are about to move out of after 40 years.
This is the place where my family spent our summer holidays most years, my father being from Dublin and wanting to come ‘home’ whenever he could. It is a place that holds a very special place in my heart and so this trip was a kind of ‘fond farewell’. It deserves a separate blog post when I get a moment after half term, but in the meantime I wanted to share with you some Funny & Fascinating facts about our time there this weekend: