jump to last post 1-21 of 21 discussions (22 posts)

Back from Tresco, back on hubpages. Pics included!

  1. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    well, we actually got back on Monday night, but I've been busy since then, keeping the washing machine in business, catching up at work, etc. We're now down at my parents' house for the weekend, so Isaac can pick apples and play with the dog.

    We had a wonderful time - lots of sailing, swimming, windsurfing, snokeling, and eating.

    the young Admiral surveying his fleet:


    The view from our room:


    The hotel's beach, with the hotel in the background:


    The south of the island:


  2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back, looks beautiful smile

  3. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    It's gorgeous. Like a tropical island, but colder, and no nasty bugs or snakes (-:

  4. Kidgas profile image80
    Kidgasposted 7 years ago

    Very nice pictures.  Glad you had a good time.

  5. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Wow! Love it! A bit warmer, and would be perfect for me smile

  6. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    Thanks both. It doesn't need to be warmer, though. It almost never freezes there in the winter, because of the North Atlantic Drift.

  7. 0
    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back LG. Great photos. Now, back to work. LOL

  8. charanjeet kaur profile image59
    charanjeet kaurposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back LG, all the snaps are just amazing want me to go for a vacation. Loved the first pic your kiddo looks a charm. Happy hubbing again.

  9. dohn121 profile image88
    dohn121posted 7 years ago

    What awesome photos, LG.  I'm sure you had an awesome time.  Welcome back!

  10. 0
    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Wow, he has grown, LG, wink!

    Looks tropical, but still a little cold?  I'd love to see the ocean again...now!  I have to work at 6 am tomorrow.  sad

  11. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    thanks all, a good time was had, for certain!

    Lita, Tresco is one of the Isles of Scilly, a small group of islands 40-odd miles west of Land's End in Cornwall. Because of the North Atlantic Drift (called the Gulf Stream further south) the islands have a very temperate climate - never freezing in the winter, I gather. Therefore, there are lots of plants able to grow there that would die in the rest of the UK.

    The Atlantic is pretty chilly there, though - you'd have to be pretty brave to venture in far without a wetsuit. I think it's about 15 degrees C, but I could be wrong.

  12. ripplemaker profile image90
    ripplemakerposted 7 years ago

    So wonderful photos! What a handsome Admiral! big_smile Welcome back smile

  13. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back L/Girl smile

    What wonderful pictures you've shared and what a gorgeous son you have. I bet you have loads of fun with him. Nice to see you 'home' again.

    You've had a great break from HP's trials and tribulations and time to get back up to speed wink

  14. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back, LG - looks like you had a fantastic and well-deserved break. The photos are beautiful and the it looks like the wee guy had a great time.

    Must admit, when I first saw this post, I misread it and thought that it said 'Back from Tesco."

    I was expecting a story about your weekly shopping experience and some nice pictures of tomatoes and eggplants.

    Ahoy thar Froggy - will ye be joinin' ol' Seaman Scrotes fer a drop o' rum?

    1. frogdropping profile image85
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      What the heck does that mean Sufi? neutral

  15. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Just getting into the swing of things and joining the HP madness.

    How are you, FD? - we are having yet another thunderstorm, at the moment. Pretty awesome to watch up here in the mountains big_smile

  16. hinckles koma profile image79
    hinckles komaposted 7 years ago

    When we were in miami last year during the winter season it was cold. My kids just stayed at the pool and the park.  We are going to st. thomas for the winter, if i can find my 1 st grader a good school.  I loved your pictures and welcome back.

  17. rebekahELLE profile image92
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    thanks for sharing these wonderful photos!  adorable little one~
    beautiful, I'm sure it was so nice to take a holiday! big_smile

  18. Zsuzsy Bee profile image84
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 7 years ago

    Welcome back London Girl, thanks for sharing your pics.

  19. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    Thanks all - a good time had by all!

  20. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    Great pics LG! Glad you guys got a break.
    Your son has grown so much since the last photo I have seen! smile

  21. LondonGirl profile image90
    LondonGirlposted 7 years ago

    They do that!

    Isaac was 4 in June, he's a big boy now (-: