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... pair! The level of customer service was outstanding and I can totally understand how these two young fellas have got to where they are now, if they treat all their customers with the same personal service that we got. They wouldn't even take a cent from us.
From Derby, we headed to Ludlow to see my Dad again and to pick up our van ownership papers which took over 4 weeks and without which we cannot cross the ...
... that this is a recurring theme in my kidnap scenario imaginings); and then there's the 'ooooh aren't you brave' side (said with a slightly surprised, slightly pitying expression while thinking that I clearly have no friends, family or indeed functioning relationship of any kind but I do have a minor personality disorder and/or a surfeit of emotional issues that I'm running away from). Now that may or may not be true but I honestly don't think it's ...
It's Janice again for a moment while Reba retrieves her coat. We're obviously updating these entries a couple of days behind because of limited Internet access.
Today, Claire was our guide again and we went to the city of Winchester. Winchester used to be the capital of England, the home of the monarchs until the time of Henry VIII (?) who moved the royal residence ...
... war Parliamentary troops used it as a stable, dug up the graves of ancient Saxon kings and used their thigh bones to smash the medieval stained glass windows. After the war the citizens of Winchester gathered the bones together and placed them in ornate boxes in the presbytery. They also collected the broken glass and created a new rose window of indeterminate design.
Most moving was the crypt. Constructed in Norman times it was built without taking ...
... Festival held this year at Winchester.
We began with three hours in Winchester Cathedral. The first church on the site was an Anglo-Saxon church called Old Minster which was build around 648. Later that century it became a cathedral, and was then expanded to include a Benedictine Monastery. It became a destination for pilgrims seeking the obscure ninth century bishop, St. Swithun.
After his triumph ...