Stretton Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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And so after a long flight - 12+ hours - we arrived in Paris, grabbed a quick drink and then on to Birmingham. Unfortunately, Pat's suitcase decided to stop off in Paris but will hopefully be delivered tomorrow! Back to a sunny UK, with a temperature not much cooler than Hanoi yesterday, where the blossom is in full swing. Lots of memories of a lovely holiday. ...
It was very dark and wet when we woke up to the alarm. Leanne arrived as planned and drove us to the airport. Unfortunately, as we left the M6 there was a huge tail back where we needed to go, presumably due to an accident.. We sat in it for a while, moving 100yds in 10 mins. Action was needed so we headed off towards Tamworth where we saw signs towards Coleshill. At least that was vaguely in the right direction. Between my limited knowledge and Leanne's iPhone, ...
... riverbanks, danced to a band or sat in restaurants above, taking in the scene, which was reflected in the deep waters of the river. London on a summer's night is pure magic and all we could do was join the crowds and become part of that magic. We're really here! After a couple of hours of gazing upon the surreal scene, Big Ben tolled the late hour, we slogged back onto the Tube and stumbled into our beds.
But what dreams we had!
... it, that do not compliment it at all. We decided not to go in, there were quite a few people in there, you could see both the inside and outside from the street.
There was, however, a building across from Shakespeare's that got Peters attention. He was thinking a change of business venture maybe? No need to change the signage.
From there, we walked to the Holy Trinity Church, this is where Shakespeare is buried, along ...
... shopping (I did obtain some Christmas gifts for people as well), I found my way to the meeting point for the guided tour. THe lady was fabulous. Quoting from Shakespeare plays and telling some right brilliant stories about the town. My favourite was when she quoted a man's writing (don't ask me who but I've included it here) about all the words that are derived from the Great Bard. It was great! There we were, cobbled stones beneath my feet, the ...