"O God, I could be bounded in a nut shell and count myself
a king of infinite space,
were it not that I have bad dreams."
Act II scene ii
I have absolutely no idea....I wish I did...but I don't. I guess it's not unexpected. :)
Well, thanks to you I've spent the better part of the evening looking at islands & castles. (Fascinating, of course.) Then I got smarter and looked up the symbol. How fitting to visit there during St Patrick's Day week!
Hahahaha! I did similar, Hiulltophomesteader! :)
May I call you girls? You girls are very cunning! Like vixens.
You can call us anytime, Yorkie! ;)
Well, what else would you call us? Certainly not guys ;-)
I do!! And I didn't cheat; it's a stopover on the way to Ireland (sort-of) and one of my very favourit places, which I visited in the depths of winter and was nearly blown off my feet several times. However I have to say I can't place the exact location of the photograph - not as clever as I might like to think I am!Ms Soup
I am surprised that you didn't see the little islet with the refuge on it Alphie. It's one of the most photogenic svcenes there.
That's where it all started to go wrong..The site of the first parliament in the UK.
I never realised it was the first parliament. Trouble is that loose cannon like you need guidance Adrian and government provides that - like a shepherd caring for its flock.(Blue touchpaper now fizzing)
I think Iceland had the first in the world but I may have dreamt that.Empires were ruled by Emperors, Kingdoms by Kings. So what is our country ruled by?
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall?
Man oh, man!!!!!!!
Drat! Adrian gave the game away.
I think you might see a cat with no tail there........
I haven't seen one yet but I will keep looking Libby.
I have friends there so easy for me.
You are too clever anyway Mrs Weaver with your ability in composing challenging quizzes.
Enjoy your holiday, and be sure and treat your wife like a queen...it's almost her birthday, after all!
Like a Queen? I would have to ask Gregg for advice about that!
No, we've never visited the Isle of Man. Possibly not the first place that springs to mind, if you live south of Sheffield. Hope you are enjoying the change of scene.
It has been delightful so far and we have been lucky with the weather too. Come on over CG. I will buy you a pint of Manx Bitter.
Interestingly, in ancient times a similar symbol was used on Sicily. It was to symbolize "Trinacria", a different name for Sicily meaning "Three mountains" (or three mountain ranges), referring to the island's roughly triangular shape.I've often seen it on Sicily printed on the cards for a favourite card game typically played there by the (not only elderly) men whiling away the hours at the coffee bars while their wives clean and cook and wash.
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