BEST WESTERN Birmingham Metro Maypole Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Concierge desk
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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Some savvy readers might have noticed a bit of a lacuna in my last entry.
Where, you might have wondered, are pictures of the torchlight procession? It was, after all, to be the highlight of the festivities --well, second after the shin-kicking competition.
I have to make the painful admission that after being blasted by freezing winds up on Dover's Hill, we split and headed to the pub, hoping to catch the procession from the warmth of the Red Lion snug.
... br> Ian tells me we have some of his work friends from Belgium following our travels on this Blog. Feel free to make some comments everyone!
2 more sleeps in my own bed then, before I start having to share with one of The Chuckle Brothers. Must remember to pack my Chastity Belt!
I think we are all ready to go now. All looking forward to our Trip - it should be a good 10 days.
... calculations. The miracle is that enough of us mastered it to be able to get on quite well in life.
After the kids came a lively round of Morris dancing, followed by a fancy dress competition, and finally the arrival of the floats.
They were supposed to be humorous (I think) and had some kind of theme although I never quite worked out what.
While watching all this I made friends with the lady wedged next to me. Actually ...
... shut as the temptation to buy an incredible selection clothing and trinkets tested our resolve ( there is only so much you can carry when travelling ! ). What a fabulous day and not a dog insight, until we got back to 'the Green' at least.I thought I had done well hiding my excitment with a detached and cool demenour, giving my best " not bothered" expression and ........no one was fooled! We had booked a visit to the NEC for the annual Motor Racing ...
The guy sitting in front of me on the Birmingham Dubai flight was a dead ringer for Bruce Willis. I knew if anything kicked off, we'd be in safe hands. In other news, not a comfy seat. Must enquire to the cost of an upgrade if I want to sleep. I so want to ...