The Belmont Hotel
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... indie rock band who have been on the scene for years and have done pretty well, with a new album “TV en Francais” this year were the penultimate act on the stage. I didn’t mind their stuff at all. I would have enjoyed it more, perhaps, had I spent some time listening to their music before the festival but time is always precious and I’d spent some of it revising Buzzcocks. Pleasant enough in the late evening sun and definitely not lacking energy.
Carlisle - Nottingham - Nuneaton - Leamington Spa Our first really rainy day was spent driving from Stirling to Carlise. Stirling Castle was our first destination and last Scottish castle this trip. This was the most interactive castle experience and even Isobel enjoyed herself - particularly after a trip to the gift shop. The journey down to Carlise was fairly uneventful but we have been continually amazed at ...
... wet. It’s still a decent walk from the entrance to the festival arena but it was still teeming down when I went through security so I headed straight to the nearest shelter, the main tent where an evening featuring local rock bands was underway. I’m guessing that the weather had done the performers some favours and increased the size of their audience somewhat. The band I watched was actually pretty good and according to MC Johnny Doom (that might not ...
Weather forecast for Thurs is as good as it gets, 24deg and light winds. Can't miss this opportunity to get some kms in as the next few days are promising wet weather....disappointing for the TdF start in Leeds on Sat. Today we are visiting Sue's Aunty Maureen in Hinckley so our plan is to head there after breakfast and some time in the avo, I'll head out on the bike and do some sightseeing around Hinckley. Fast forward now to late morning and we arrived at Maureen's place ...
... I bedded down for the night- or so I thought. No sooner was I comfortable and the lights out, and the crew was asking if there was a medical doctor on board as there was a passenger that was extremely unwell. The next hour passed with cabin crew up and down to the cockpit then the news that we should prepare the cabin for landing as the plane had been diverted. The crew were all fantastic reassuring us that it was a perfectly normal procedure. I suppose ...
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