September 1st 2016

Image result for first day back at schoolI got a lovely email telling me that I was missed in the playground this morning.

WOW – Just imagine: This is the First “September 1st” that I have not been in a school playground since I started in Junior Infants, Warrenmount at 4 years of age.  I’ve stood in “líne”s as a primary and secondary student, as a teacher, as a mum.

So where was I this year? Thanks to the generosity of Scoil Choca’s Parents Association I awoke in the Blue Book Hotel in Bushmills.

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Originally a 17th century lodge, it is now a luxury hotel only a stone’s throw from the Giant’s Causeway. So where better after a scrumptious breakie to celebrate my first “out of school” September than at the UNESCO site carved by Fionn Mac Cumhal(????) – sitting on the hexagons carved out over 60 million years by the cooling and shrinking of lava flows.

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Author: Breda Fay

I'm retired since end August 2016 and loving the new life! More time now for family and friends and to explore craft, history, travel and certainly more of a chance for, me-time. To paraphrase Seuss: I've no tears that (teaching) is over; but many smiles that it happened!

One thought on “September 1st 2016”

  1. HI Breda ,, Hope you enjoyed it …Looks lovely ….You ll always be missed either First Days or Last ….Hope to catch up for a natter with you when your back in Kilcock again …Happy and Safe travels x

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