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Well I think everyone has finally adjuster to UK time with everyone reporting the best nights sleep of the tour, and now that we are fully adjusted, we are off home.... One last visit however, the Walkers Factory in Leicester, its the biggest chip (or Crisps as they call it over here in the UK, as a Chip here is 'fry'), looks like they will be processing about 365,000 MT of potatoes this season and it runs for 362 days per year. So that's 365,000 MT ...
... kids to play in.
We visited a couple of old churches. St Mary’s in Woodnewton dates from the 11th century,
although much of it is 17th century and later. In its graveyard, we found the grave of Coco the Clown! All Saint’s in Sudborough was founded in the 900's when a Saxon Church stood on the site but the present building is largely based on a 12th century structure. Its bell ...
... Mandy joined me on a few of the walks, I was mostly on my on; walking alone on lovely Spring days..............if you were vaguely poetic you could say, 'I wandered lonely by a canal' (with apologies to William Wordsworth)!
But enough of this poetic nonsense, I actually completed the 16 days on Sunday, a total of around 110 miles and the good news is, the feet felt pretty good at the end of it. So, ...
Saturday - Buckby Locks between 7/8
We had been on 48 hour moorings at the junction so moved around the corner to another 48 hour spot. Dave and Sue popped over to see us this afternoon which was really nice, though I was not very sociable as I was watching the womens' final at the time. Dave took the measurements of our cratch as we need a new one to replace our present one which is disintegrating ...
... then; thankfully this
raised my confidence rather than shattered it. (Hélène lives just outside Paris, and she said she is happy to meet up with me in Le Mans and Charl in Amiens!) But all the same, in church last night a French member of the congregation spoke to me, but I could barely speak Welsh last night with much confidence, let alone French, so I just ...
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