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Today we woke up and it was raining...in England. Unbelievable!
Anyway, we had breakfast and then Mum made us do some homework. So boring!
Once we got that finished it was time to jump into the cars and head to Slapton for lunch. It took us about 30 mins to get there, along high hedge roads down to the sea. It was very pretty.
Slapton is a village in Devon, England. It is located near the A379 road ...
... got his old Land Rover out and took us all down to this private beach. We sat in the back. It was great fun. When we got to the beach we walked along the estuary to the sea. It was very pretty. We even got to climb the rocks. Just like we do at Gerringong.
We climbed back in the Land Rover for the trip home. This time Dad sat in the back with us. He reckoned it was pretty cool too.
When we got home Dad and Phil disappeared to the pub. Apparently it was a ...
... with a bailey inside and was made out of shale. It was built in the 12th century on a hill overlooking the River Fowey. It had a double set of entrance gates and what looks like a dry moat. This castle bounced around in ownership during the 12th century and the only notable owner was The Black Prince Edward III. He used the castle between 1354 and 1356 to gather his feudal lords so they could show their allegiance ...
... looks like Grammy and made us a second lunch. After that we went and did some art in Catherine's awesome art room. I want one just like it.
We were still doing art when Phil came home. We said hello and let the adults talk.
At about 5:30pm Dad and Phil went to the pub for a few pints whilst the girls got the dinner sorted. We had our dinner early and then went to bed. It had been a big day.
The adults stayed up and had dinner and few bottles of red ...
... spot just outside Plymouth where it will be available for the family to use over the next 10 months until Sue and I make our next visit to England.
Tomorrow I will be driving to Bidborough to see Dad and then to Heathrow early on Sunday morning for the daylight flight back home to Kenya.
The end of a very eventful summer! But it's definitely Autumn now, so time bid everyone in England a fond farewell x