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12:15 finds me in the back of my favourite step daughters car en route for Heathrow, about now we should have been boarding the train but what with the weather and all that, trains seem even more unreliable than ever, so here we are. It comes to something when the biggest concern with a trip to Rwanda, is getting out of the West Country. Arrived at Heathrow in plenty of time even though we had to stop for fuel for the car, then fuel for the driver (Krispy Kreme donuts). ...
So leisurely start to the day with repacking for the journey and a late breakfast. We were picked up on time at 12 and headed for the airport where we checked in with a slight sweat; my case was bang on 23kgs (the limit) Gill's came in at 26.5 kgs but no one said anything , so we didn't either. Good on time flight back with a surprisingly decent meal and free drinks, a novelty in this age. We arrived back at Heathrow on time, long walk in T5 but the ...
... don’t like ‘em), and then to Plymouth again to ‘av a . . . . well, you get the picture!
Looking at Looe: Just another picture perfect English village on a river by the sea. Here we go again . . . . narrow lanes, small shops, lots of pubs, and most importantly . . . decent coffee. Drizzle so light it’s more low cloud than rain. Plenty of photos in the misty light.
Plymouth in light rain – must mention that the ...
... tradition on the First Tee, but dinner included toast to all of our comrades, past and present!
Whether we'll ever go back and on what basis, is now in the hands of the "Golf Pro in the sky".
For the writer, if this was the last time, then so be it, but it's accepting that age has caught-up with us - or has it?
The masters slogan comes to mind:
"Growing old is obligatory, growing up is optional"!
Friday 28th September
Journey's end for me, arrived about 2pm after being mete at the Airport by my wife and Marion a friend who drove the car as my wife don't drive any further than Exeter.
It was a short and expensive trip to the South of France but enjoyable and one of those things you have to put down to experience.