Holiday Inn Express Droitwich M5, Jct 5
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As of today, not much much other than the usual. I have a new client, Halfords, so that's why I'm in Birmingham travelling home each weekend. However, the plan is that from around May next year, we go off driving around the European land mass visiting hot countries when it's cooler there and colder countries when it's hotter. We are spending the next few months planning so there's not much detail to be seen here yet. Watch this ...
... thought hmmmm. I wasn't going to be too irrational so I thought I'd wait a few hours, wait for some of the couch surfing responses to come back and if I didn't get any response by the end of my shift at work then I wouldn't go, and since hostels are too expensive there, couch surfing really would be the only way I would go. Ok well, shift ended and there I was standing outside All Bar One after midnight, no one around but a few drunken stumbles passing by, checking my email ...
... the wool trade. Here we found the Almshouses which Sir Baptist Hicks built in 1612 at a total cost of £1,000, to house 6 poor men and 6 poor women. To this day they are still used by 12 pensioners from Campden.
Unfortunately we weren't able to take long walks into the countryside for which the Cotswolds are famous....Otro año!
We're provisioning for a canal trip in Wales and will be out ...
Saturday at the Godiva Festival starts earlier than Friday and the first acts were due on stage just after 12 midday. I was most interested in the goings-on in the Rhythm tent because there were several hours of ska and reggae on the programme. We walked from the hotel into the city centre for a few odds and ends (Poundland mini picnic mats were the purchase of the weekend) but we were established in the tent before the first band, The Activators, from Lincoln, apart from their ...
... the canal from lock 8.
We managed to find a TV signal, and watched the Michael Caine Italian Job, with a crackle every time someone walked or cycled past the boat.
No boating today
Tue 6th Aug
Better forecast, so we set off at 9.15am. It was all a bit slow, as there was a solo boater in front who would insist on doing everything, and wouldn't get on his boat and let James lock him through, which would have ...
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