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Our holidays always seem to begin at Wetherspoons! Got dropped off by the in laws at the train station to start our adventure! And my bestie called in to see us off! Thanks so much dawn!! Pint of Guinness before the train to Manchester airport! We are so excited! And a little bit nervous to be fair. Not just for the 15 hour (!) flight either! It's such ...
... heart of York. I've since been told (by Di in London) that the Viking Museum is a must visit - I'll do it next time Di!!
Back to London by train, I chatted with a young mental health student nurse - her family is from *****ia and she's following her mother's footsteps into nursing, but has chosen mental health because of the prevalence around her of those with mental health issues - she wants to make a difference!! Good for ...
... and was ushered into see Mr Prest by his carer. He's got all his marbles, wears a shirt and tie every day, just like when he worked in the Knaresborough bank all his career (apart from a stint in the war).
He told me about a lot of his memories, but I'll summarise mainly what he told me about the Waltons and the mill in Knaresborough. He remembers that the mill was called Walton's Mill for all of his working life ...
I decided to go to York! So I spent many hours planning my first overnight trip by myself. It is a long weekend in England so it wasn't overly cheap as at this stage I can't plan in advance until I actually have a job! And if I don't get a job I won't be doing any planning except coming home early :( 28th August Waited to book my train to York as waiting to hear back from recruitment company, was just going to book the cheapest one at 1pm but emailed them first and they said ...
... just before 7. Checked in and off up the road for dinner at The Plough, a quaint little pub for dinner and a pint. We are a bit further from the centre of York than I thought we were, feeling weary tonight. Tried another beer tonight 1664, not too shabby, a little saying I picked up from our tour guide in Scotland. By now we were both ready for a good nights sleep. After a couple of days of cold and flu tablets I have shaken it off, but unfortunately I gave it to ...