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washing was still damp but we hauled it in and draped in on clothes
horses etc before bed in case of rain or night dew. Another great
Thursday the 19th of
September – Any damp washing
was finished off in the dryer, breakfast done, train sorted to meet
up with Ali, bags packed and LUNCH. Jeremy had ordered a crab and it
was huge – this is what we had for lunch along ...
... Vicar looked worn out - no wonder when she told us after that she looked after 10 churches. We headed off into Newport to find some dinner and were slightly worried about the emptiness of the city, lack of eating places and the restlessness of people we saw. We did find a place that served a Sunday night roast. We got a meal each and a drink (wine, beer or soft drink) for ...
... Regis to meet a friend of Sheree's who lives nearby, Becca. Lyme Regis is a great seaside town with rows of beach huts in different colours. It is famous for its fossils (tempting to make a Pete joke here). We walked/stumbled over rocks, stones and mud along the beach for quite a way until we came upon an ammonite graveyard. Hugely impressive and exiting and we even found some fossils. A fossil ...
... altitude. Yes, I know that is impossible, but with the excitement and adrenalin of the last day, that is how it felt.
In Culbone Wood they had been cutting down the Rhododendrons big time. Some areas were devoid of trees, just dead Rhodies piled up like a natural rubbish tip. Though there were plenty of new shoots of Rhodies starting to fight back. Someone needs a lesson from the Glaswegians we met in The Whistle Field Inn at Loch Eck. ...
Today's adventure, boys and girls, takes us on a 12 mile journey to Old Sodbury! It was supposed to be another 20 mile day.....but as I've mentioned previously, I become unbearable around 15 (and since I haven't had a boot throwing fit yet) so we decided to lop off a few miles with a short bus ride to make IT and ME more enjoyable. So Ronnie drove us to the bus station and we were off! First stop.....Wotten-under-Edge! Today's walk was really nice. Across ...