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Caught a train to Southampton. Rained all day. Booked into accommodation then went for walk to a shopping mall for lunch, had a look around shops then went out to find a car rental place. Too expensive to get a car for the two days in Southampton so continued walking around (in the rain) and ended up down the other end of town. Went back to room to …
... was, “where’s next”? Travelling had become what Russell and I did and I was struggling with the concept that it really was time to get back to work and go our separate ways in the week again.
Russell had a fairly predictable route back into work given that he had been speaking to a potential employer throughout our travels so aside from the final hurdles it was a pretty
straightforward return to work. I ...
... br> We also had a look over Lord Nelsons Ship....a real man of war vessel ..guns every where.
The day out also included a harbour cruise.
That night we visited a country pub before going to the Cricketers for Dinner
Next Day after lunch Mike Led us Heathrow to drop off the hire car then catch our flight to Bangkok.
Overall we had 2 very good days. It was great to see Mike and Heather again.
Sunday 15th September
Cycled from Amberley to the River Adur and back again (about 24 miles in total).Lots of ups and downs as we have come to expect but great views down to the sea and to the north Downs. It was a bit of a blustery day. We were cycling into a very strong head wind on the way back and then it started to rain!
Camped at a wooded site near the village of Grafton. Saw lots of vintage cars making their ...
An early start was in order today as we knew we had to get to Hilltop as it opened to get on the car park. After a brisk journey, including the sight of some early morning skinny dipping, we arrived and queued. Very excited and impressed with the whole thing, the house and garden were amazing. The house is like a time capsule and you can see her inspirations at every turn. If you visit, don't forget to look out for her books opened to ...