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... tent is also water proof as the thunder and summer down poor proved.
Oh yes, before we left Holland, we called into a very large garden centre and we now have another mobile green house...we could easily have spent a fortune.
A muggy night ahead; 32 degrees at 15:00hrs and not much cooler at 22:00hrs or so it seems.
Happy Anniversary to us!!! Our modest chalet is an absolutely gorgeous mini- castle almost, oozing with charm and tres romantique. Lars will have banked numerous brownie points for choosing this exquisite hotel.
We spent the afternoon revisiting some of our favourite places in the town and a tour through the new Hop Museum. Fascinating stuff but it just made us thirsty for some of the local beer, which we found at a cosy local bar and it didn't disappoint.
The next day was ...
... with Honour" in July 1919. He married his sweetheart, Mabel, in November 1921 in Morecambe and they had 6 children, spread out over 20 years, of whom I am the youngest. Dad died aged 64 in Morecambe in September 1960. Mum lived on to be 91 years of age, when she died in August 1988. Her twin sister, aunty Ruby, who lived with us after their mother ("Nana Bland") had died in 1952 and lived with Mum, when we had all grown up and moved on, also died in her 92nd year - in February ...
... we were the only mad people taking a walk along the beach. This cheered Poppy up no end and she was soon racing around in the sand, having forgotten her doggy doctor experience from earlier!
To warm up we stopped for a hot drink and some chips before heading back to Ethel to start packing!
The next day we set off for Dunkirk car ferry terminal which is actually in Loon Plage, (good job we'd checked up on that the ...
... chocolate… ;and traditional new years biscuits.
Daisy’s town is quite small and everyone knows everyone and there not quite used to tourists and it isn’t every day they met people from Australia. They people were so welcoming and happy to talk to me and feed me chocolates and different types of Belgium beers, I didn’t complain but it was probably the first time in my life that I started to turn down chocolate!! One day we were sitting in a café talking ...