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Rob Little’s Blog – musings of an English / British Tour Guide where I not only vent about things that “get my goat” but, also, publish lovely photos and eccentric stories about “this Sceptered Isle”!

Have you been watching my ride around the Irish coastline on the little bike…..?
Thursday, 25th August 2022

If you haven’t been watching, you don’t need to be interested in motorbikes or my silly humour to watch this – there are not too many videos on YouTube of a trip around the entire Irish coastline with its spectacular views. If you would like to watch more in the series, go to the entire playlist by clicking here and ideally subscribe to my YouTube channel – that makes things easier to find!

After stopping for the night, in one of the most bizarre places ever, I was prevailed upon by a nurse, who I met in the car park to go up to Mount Melleray Monastery where I might derive some solace so I did !!

Then, in a somewhat more relaxed, spiritual and less stressed demeanour, I found myself in the beautiful harbour town of Dungarvan where I indulged in my last “full Irish” (Breakfast) – the best I’d had anywhere!!

I then headed for the “Copper Coast”, driving past some amazing cliffs and coastal scenery which equals anything that I’ve seen in Kerry and Donegal.

When I was in a car park taking photographs, A white van drove past, turned round and came back and the driver (named Jason O’Sullivan) said:

”Hey it’s you – the mad guy travelling around Ireland on a tiny bike”.

We stopped and chatted for a while then I carried on along the coast to Tramore and then up to Passage East and across the ferry where I met Jack Nolan on his Triumph Thruxton.

Jack and I rode together out to the Hook Lighthouse and then past other coastal sites and Cistercian Abbey called “Tintern” – the same as the one we have in Wales!

When we said our goodbyes, I drove again on the back roads to Kilmore Quay which is pretty major fishing port and very pretty.
Finally I arrived back in Rosslare after 1600 miles riding around the coast of the entire island of Ireland on my trusted little YB. Actually I felt quite satisfied with myself but especially proud of the little bike. The Fat man, on a Tiny Bike, really has ROAMED Ireland !

I had to be at the ferry at 6:30am for the 7:30am sailing arriving back in Fishguard around 11am. I then have the bottom breaking journey from West Wales back to Tetbury.

I particularly chose this to happen on Midsummer day so it doesn’t matter what time I get back – I’ve got till about 9 o’clock before I start to lose the light but I am hoping to be back by about Six.

Rob Little
Fat man, Tiny Bike, Roams Ireland

So we have rain – 0.6″ this week means we are up to 9.45 inches this year…..still dreadful !!
Monday, 22nd August 2022

We are in drought.

Rob Little
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Pootle out on the Ebike on a hot day in The Cotswolds…..
Friday, 19th August 2022

All is safely gathered in !

Not expending too much energy – why would you do that?

Rob Little
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The Cotswolds looking more like Australia !
Wednesday, 17th August 2022

With absolutely no rain for a month and searing temperatures well into the 90s (32+), The Cotswolds looks more like Australia right now !

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A “Harvest Moon” peeping above the rooftops…..
Saturday, 13th August 2022

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“I’m all right Jack”…..🥵 🤣
Friday, 12th August 2022

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The Saharan Summer continues in The Cotswolds…..and yet to hit 9 inches of rain this year 😲
Saturday, 6th August 2022

The Cotswold Weather for the next 10 days !

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Not sure if anyone is interested in my motorcycling videos around Ireland…..?
Friday, 5th August 2022

Not sure if anyone is interested in my motorcycling videos around Ireland…..but even if you are not interested in bikes the countryside and vistas are stunning….turn the sound down if you like !!

This one takes us from Galway, down the coast road, past The Burran, through Doolin, past The CLiffs of Moher and Spanish Point to the River Shannon Ferry and onwards into County Kerry.

Thave a video for each day I was in Ireland – you can access these videos here.

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT “SUBSCRIBING” TO A YOUTUBE CHANNEL !

When you SUBSCRIBE to a YouTube Channel it does not involve any money!! The advantage of subscribing is that you will see a notification on your YouTube home page, showing you which of your subscribed channels has new videos, saving you the trouble of searching around.

YouTube also uses its clever algorithms to learn the kind of thing you are interested in and make suggestions about what you may like to see. It is not intrusive…..there are no emails. Its a tool to help you!

If you have a Gmail address you can simply sign into YouTube using your username and password. If you do not have a gmail address you need to go through a simple registration process.

If you have youTube on your phone and also own a smart TV you can sign in to your account on the TV using a code they will send you!

I hope that clears up any confusion!

Rob Little
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Lunch with Gladys the Dog at The Fox Inn, Sherborne…..
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022

What a dog Gladys is…..out again for lunch, twice in a week!

Bev and I are both recovering from covid and although the actual time we were infectious was just like a summer cold, it has left us tired and listless.

So we decided to go to the Fox Inn near Sherborne and build up our strength – Bev had a burger, me fish and chips and Gladys had some of both !!

Rob Little
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RIP Nichelle Nichols…..
Sunday, 31st July 2022

Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt Uhura in original Star Trek, dies aged 89.

Amazing lady.

Rob Little
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Lets Tour England !