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:
It's gorgeous. Like a tropical island, but colder, and no nasty bugs or snakes (-:
Thanks both. It doesn't need to be warmer, though. It almost never freezes there in the winter, because of the North Atlantic Drift.
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.
What awesome photos, LG. I'm sure you had an awesome time. Welcome back!
Wow, he has grown, LG, !
Looks tropical, but still a little cold? I'd love to see the ocean again...now! I have to work at 6 am tomorrow.
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.
So wonderful photos! What a handsome Admiral! Welcome back
Welcome back L/Girl
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
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?
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
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.
thanks for sharing these wonderful photos! adorable little one~
beautiful, I'm sure it was so nice to take a holiday!
Great pics LG! Glad you guys got a break.
Your son has grown so much since the last photo I have seen!
by Alli Rose Smith 6 years ago
Welcome Previous Squidoo and New HubPage Writers,I am rather new to HubPages myself, but I wanted to extend a warm greeting to HubPages. My question to all of you is: how do you like it so far? I myself was never a Squidoo writer so I am asking earnestly. Is there something's that we have that...
by Maria Cecilia 6 weeks ago
You look better in pictures and quite disappointing in person?I need as many replies as possible (lol), I mean in fairness to those who look really great in photos, where those great looks came from if they are not beautiful right?And what makes those people so photogenic? is it the skin, the eyes...
by Phyllis Doyle Burns 6 years ago
Welcome to HubPages. I look forward to meeting Squidoo members and reading your articles. It will be fun working together to help build an ever stronger community of writers.My name is Phyllis Doyle. I have been at HubPages for four years. I have a variety of topics I write on. I usually...
by Christy Kirwan 2 years ago
Hi friends,I have some very exciting news today! I'm thrilled to announce that moderator Samantha Cubbison will be taking over for me as community manager. I've had an absolutely marvelous time working with all of you, and I'm sad to be saying goodbye, but I'm thrilled to be passing the torch to...
by Simone Haruko Smith 7 years ago
I have exciting news, everyone! We have a new Weekly Topic Inspiration leader: Christy Kirwan! Christy has been leading our Topic Page expansion initiative, creating more detailed leaf pages to better accommodate Hubs in Topic Pages that are flooded. As Christy creates new Topics on HubPages every...
by John Coviello 6 years ago
I just want to say: Welcome to HubPages Squidoo Lensmasters! I hope we all learn a thing or two from you and can become one big writing community here at HubPages. When are the Squidoo accounts supposed to start being transferred to HubPages?
Copyright © 2020 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|