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Well, it's here at last. The final day of our adventure before catching the flight home. Who would have thought it could go so quickly and yes, another couple of weeks just enjoying our mates would have been perfect. But all good things have to come to an end and pensions permitting perhaps we will start planning the return visit soon. I am dreading adding up all the bills but it will all have been worth it (except the extra baggage charges, the extra hire car ...
... am most glad I took with me or bought for my trip
(1) My hat and scarf. As you may have noticed, they were very attached to my head and neck. In fact, I am surprised the hat didn't need to be surgically removed when I arrived back.
(2) My slippers. Never have my feet been more cosy on a plane, in a house, or in the archives...ok, so I didn't take them into the archives. But I totally wish I had.
(3) My ...
... space the airmen had to sit and fire their guns. The other thing that I found amazing was how many planes both big and small were able to fit into the Hangers. They even had a B52 American bomber which is absolutely huge.
Duxford is a working airfield which played an important part in World War II. A very famous English pilot called Douglas Barder flew from here. He lost both his legs during the war and still managed to escape from German prison ...
... the BBC, the NHS, free education and (generally) protected human rights and where most of us can simply walk down the street and buy what we need. Maybe then we would get a little perspective and realise that we are worrying about the wrong things, when so many other people in the world are sitting out on the street worrying about police corruption, drug lords controlling their homes or where they are getting their next meal. But, in amongst our moans and groans, I have ...
... was huge and surrounded by a hedge of tall trees with lots of noisy birds. It is the first camp ground I have ever seen where you have to put money in the slot (20p) to get hot water in the kitchen sink to wash your dishes.
Went for a bike ride around the village and on some public rights of way after dinner. It was a really nice village. Bed quite late for us - 10pm and it was still only dusk. 20,345 steps.