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We were invited to be the keynote speakers and presenters at an EFT conference arranged by Gwyneth Moss in Ilkley, and we taught an additional 2-day workshop on the Awakened Mind with about 40 participants. We stayed on for an extra week, visited Lendrick Lodge in Brig O' Turk, Callander, Scotland and Bacup (near Manchester) with our friend Fiona Jones.
... favourite, with the cathedral's plain ceiling covering a series of smaller shrines, including that of St Cuthbert. Back outside, we visited the Cathedral Library via the cloisters. A librarian (a Kiwi) gave us an impromptu chat about the 13th century building, which used to house the refectory and the dormitories. Went back through the cobble paved alleys of town. Drove to York. Found the hostel and had dinner at Michael's Brasserie. Yorkshire Pudding for each. Lots of liver. Ate it ...
... I keep having to double take at people. I need sleep. I walk up to my departure gate a few hours early to discover the chairs up there don't have arm rests so I can lay out across them :-) why did I not walk up here sooner?! I manage about an hour laid down with my eyes shut(almost sleep but not quite). I've been in Hong Kong airport for 9 hours and now my flight's been delayed another hour. Another hour?! Listening to the Chinese ...
... huge bunch of flowers from Marcus and Jenny and of course, the Miss Piggy companion for Kermit... who himself sends a very big thank you to Claire!
I would have said we are now counting the days until we leave, but Norma started that months ago...
... largest number of medieval stained glass windows in all of England. These windows are glorious in their intense colour and intricacy. During WW 2, the tens of thousands of window panes were removed and stored in a safe place to avoid the bombing, although even the Nazis recognized its significance and beauty, so they intentionally avoided bombing it.
One last thing, and perhaps, one of the most jarring experiences of our trip, involved ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking