Gibbon Bridge Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chipping
... in this part of the country the lovely romantic country lanes are very narrow and have lovely dry-stone walls both sides which you would not like to hit or scrape - so when a car approaches it is only by some miracle that a successful passing is accomplished.
Our first night here was so peaceful and quiet - the only sound to be heard was the sighing of the buttercups in the fields outside. It gets semi-dark by about 10.00pm and the daylight appears about ...
... Michelle for dinner and we met them at a beautiful restaurant just opposite Carnegie Hall. We enjoyed a great time together with them.
When we came on stage for the performance we were very pleased to see the auditorium about 80% full - I will never forget seeing all the stalls and balconies filled with an appreciative audience.
The performance went really well - the excitement was high and the concentration intense - we sang ...
... an hour writing down word for word everything that needs to be input regarding the business - starting with ...Switch on the computer. Phew!! I didn't realise till I did this how much work I actually do!!!
Well better go and do a final check - next time you hear from me I will be either checking in on my flight or in Canada....woohooooo!!!
Having walked back down to the car, we were all desperate for a wee so we headed to Grange duck pond to use the facilities (at an outrageous 20p each). I hasten to add, we used the public conveniences there not the pond!
Next we headed off to Silverdale (the long way!) for tea and cake at Hazelwood Farm ngs. Bit of a disappointment that the cakes were a little dry and the lady serving them was a tad menopausal but we battled through.
... what bit of ...' I am going on HOLIDAY ' does he not understand.
Oh did I mention am flying Business Class - woohoooo - am hoping there may be a rich single old gentleman with a bad heart who owns a brewery whom I can enameaour with my good looks - quick wit and repartee!!
Well back to more mundane things......three more sleeps and counting!!!