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We got back to the hotel a little while ago, but stopped in with some of the people from the tour to have a nightcap. They are such lovely people.
Anyway, this is our last day here and we are off tomorrow for Warwick. The second last day of the tour. :-( We will have to make the most of it.
Until then... Oidhche mhath (good night)
Love Brooke & Mal
... activities such as prostitution, whisky distilling and gambling.
The vaults are said to be actively haunted by at least nine entities. Among these are included a boy called Jack who tugs on visitor's clothing, the Happy Cobbler of Vault 5, the Sinister Black Lady of Vault 5 who is said to prey on expectant mothers, a phantom hound, an old lady, a man dressed in a cloak and top hat, the eerie figure of a man hanging from the roof of Vault 3 and the most famous phantom of ...
... that you feel alone in the crowd of people. Big mega-cities like London and Tokyo become very impersonal, and the first thing to go is the little eye-contact connections you make with people passing on the street. There is a loneliness in these big cities, and I loved Tokyo for that, but you'll never fall in love with a stranger while walking through the bustle to the station in London like you could on Melbourne or Edinburgh. Edinburgh is also very ...
... during our separate hen and buck parties and got "married" today in the famous Blacksmith's shop. They had some Scotch there, so also had a small sip of the hair of the dog ;) It was actually kind of tasty so watch out Dad!
Back in England, we made our way to Hadrian's Wall, a former Roman fortress. It was the farthest North that they made it, and set up this huge fortress right next to the Scottish border. The ruins were interesting to see ...
... well really haven’t had a chance to get out. Have been out with Lou and Roberta and last week with work. Oh well. Keep flirting at work and at the shop (yes Audrey and Peter!).
- Weather – nothing unlike Melbourne, ‘Four seasons in one day!’. Love it – cooler. Most can’t believe it. And I don’t know if it’s related but my blood pressure is about normal – whether that’s the change in temp, change in scenery, or the meds, ...
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