Tag Archives: Hawaii

Hawaiian Gifts 3

With the new year came new gifts courtesy of Joyce, our friend in Hawaii. The unopened box was tantalising with the sticker proclaiming what was inside whilst managing to still create some mystery. Through reams of bubble wrap emerged a … Continue reading

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Hawaiian themed chalet gifts 2

The patchwork quilt was sent by Hawaii based friends ( and blog readers) when our son was born, its a cot blanket and I was loathe to pass it on when we no longer needed it. Our son is 18 … Continue reading

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Hawaiian themed chalet gifts 1

  One of our summer gifts was this, All About Hawaii, a 1936 Standard Guide book with intricately folded pull out maps on a kind of greaseproof paper. It’s immaculate. We won’t be using it when we next travel to … Continue reading

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Summer cabin envy

So this lot are a selection from Cabin Porn [seeing the book again at Port Eliot took me back to the site]. They all have that DIY touch that I like, but equally I am looking at the surroundings. The … Continue reading

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Long journeys

Last weeks guests found this on one of their walks, they took it back to the chalet and did a little research. Made from gutta percha these were used as insulation for laying cables on the sea bed before plastic … Continue reading

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Hawaiian holiday

Some regular visitors to this site will know that we love all things Hawaiian and our chalet reflects that.  Click on ‘Hawaii’ in the Tag cloud on the right of this and catch all the other Hawaiian posts . We’ve … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Beach Treasures and Treasure Beaches:
For most of us, a vacation to paradise comes with a healthy dose of excited anticipation and a whole bunch of advance planning.  We might chat with friends who have been to…

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