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Sorry family and friends, today is a sick day. I started feeling worse as the day progressed. My throat became sore and a little constricted. I had a tough night and got up in the middle of the night to take more aspirins and gargle with salt water. Unfortunately, I took it into the downstairs bathroom, threw back my head and saw two daddy-long-leg spiders on the ceiling. I almost swallowed the salty water! Gross.
Whiny and miserable I looked outside and ...
... beef is what you're after, lunch time would probably be a better time.
Let me know, and we look forward to meeting you,
The Kings Arms Freehouse
So, when in Rome... We are booked in for lunch @ 12:30. I will take photos. I'm not sure how it works, i.e. is it like a buffet or do we just sit and they serve us, do we pick the cut? All will be revealed on Sunday. I'm excited.
... shots of the surfers and then stopped in one of our locals, The Thatch, for refreshment. The local beer is called Tribute and Michael seems to like it. I had an Earl Grey tea. We had a nice surprise when we walked home in the form of a note pushed under the door from the property manager offering to come in and clean the cottage and wash the bedding on Friday. Yes, please!!
As well as the Devon Cream Tea, one of the things on my To Do list here is ...
... a two hour drive away through hair-raising narrow roads and breath-taking sea views. Once we got there, it was absolutely jam packed with tourists. Bloody people! We finally got a parking space and made the very steep climb up from the harbour to the village. And then we saw it! The very spot that Doc Martin is filmed. I pointed out the house where he lives and has his surgery and Michael took my photo in ...
We were allowed a slight sleep in this morning and used the extra hour
to go for a walk around Exeter Cathedral which is just behind the hotel.
After this we drove down to Polperro , a small fishing village. More
tourist than fishing I suspect now. Very pretty town , picture postcard
stuff. Houses glued to the steep sides of the harbor. Time for a walk
around and some lunch. Beautiful bright blue skies and ...