Jeemo wrote:sloopjohnc wrote:Jeemo wrote:My cousin's daughter made her first communion on Saturday. At the lunch afterwards the kids were given a helium balloon with postcard to fill in their name and with an email address to reply to if you found it.
The balloons were launched from Paisley in Scotland. Last night a reply was received from Drumquin in Ireland.
So far so ordinary. However our grandparents before they moved to Scotland came from a small place in Ireland called Drumquin.
balloon travelled nearly 200 miles to where my grandparents were from. turns out balloons were launched around 100 metres from their first lodgings in Scotland. spooky stuff