The Oxford House
Travel Blogs from Swanage
... was something going on above the hotel. A sprint out the way and a look up revealed two guys hanging off the roof on the guttering breaking off ice, big chunks of which were crashing down! Just check the photos out! So the final hour's before leaving for the airport was an opportunity to do a bit of shopping for some presents and things to bring home. Followed by a lunch with a last vodka (umm..nice) and back to the hotel to get ...
... gem every now and then to keep everyone updated, A week to go.... Yipeee x With our hair chopped and money changed to dollars we should probably get packing for our departure tomorrow! 19 hours till we fly yet so much still to do!.. Wish us luck ...
Well, we are only a a day from going and just about to start the packing. The temperature is about -10 in St Petersburg so the need for very warm clothing is essential. So we needed to get some new gear to make sure we are going to keep cosy. Padded quilted coats are the thing, light, warm, and easy to pack, so those have been ...
... off gas, switch fridge, lock garage etc.
And so to home.
What did we learn? The heating is super efficient, the cassette lasts a day and a half when that's all you are using and the electric hookup means you can live just like at home.
Next week - Andover and the hawk conservancy. I'm hoping to have a day flying a bird of prey - want to fly a buzzard or a kite or a peregrine falcon. Don't want to fly an owl - they don't do it for me like a howk or falcon.
We learned out lesson last week and de-frosted our casserole early, microwaved it and then finished off in the oven.
I have ordered a mattress topper - firm beds are ok, but a gal needs some luxury and softness to help her have a long sleep.
So all in all, a good day - f1 qualifying and strictly come dancing - a mindless but restful day.
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