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I'm writing this in that post wedding daze. I've had it before. Each time a close friend gets married it's like I'm in a stupor for days afterwards. I'm sure I relive the highlights as often as they do! That roller coaster of emotions I feel throughout (but like in the Cheryl Cole song, they're only up emotions), spending time with old and new friends and the joy at seeing those whose wedding it is be so unreservedly happy blows me away every time. I ...
... museum and went on an old steam boat. Sadly, didn't have time to go on the Trincomalee, which is a 3 - 4 masted ship and is the oldest fighting ship still afloat in the British navy, anywhere in the world.
At 8.45 Jon did the usual overly long race brief and sent us out into the cold. Hard to remember how much colder it was 2 years ago in the snow. Up the road and onto the railway line, one guy broke the the code and climbed up the embankment and we followed. Nice to get a flat warm up before the steady climb to Highcliff Nab a few marshal's ensuring we went the right way. A few times I wondered if we'd get rain but it didn't come, it was also dry under foot which is ...
- It was strange arriving in my home town after being away for 50 years. Only a few hours later I was at the Victoria Ground, watching Hartlepool play and beat Mansfield in a football match 1 - 0.
... shopping and numerous fish and chip shops - a good job we arrived just in time for lunch!
Our lunch was had at the Quayside fish and chip restaurant which was voted the best in the UK in the 2014 annually held competition. The fish and chips (or chunky homemade fish cake for Heather) were very nice, but a tad expensive at £10.00 for cod and chips. It is hard to tell whether these really are the best ...