BEST WESTERN Oaklands Hall Hotel
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This weekend the last flying Vulcan has done a two day goodbye flight all over Britain as its flying licence expires at the end of this month and won't be renewed ( it costs £18,000 per hour to fly, and they have to bring people out of retirement to do the maintenance). We went over to waddington to see it as it would do a circuit as it used to be the vulcan's base. There is also a static Vulcan on the ground by the runway; in fact the one that did the ...
... s and the water was originally pumped by wind pumps, then in 1856 a steam engine was installed and ran until it was replaced in 1940 by a diesel pump, and then in 1979 by a modern electric pump. The steam pump and diesel pump are still there and are fired up once a month in summer by a band of volunteers, and today was the day - the last this year. Very impressive ...
A Finlay-free day today so we went for a day out to sleaford. Nice market town and we dropped on farmers market day so we bought, of course, lots of good Lincolnshire food. Sleaford church is a very interesting church dating from the 1300's and with a range of gorgeous stained glass windows, mostly Victorian, but some 1900's and a lovely modern window from a couple of years ago. Then a trip to the only eight-sail windmill in the country and on to the bubble car ...
We are back in our cottage in Martin for three weeks. Finlay has grown SO much. It feels like he's twice the length that he was! The weather has been gorgeous; very sunny and hot in the middle of the day, pretty chilly at night and this morning was foggy, but beautiful in the sun. We went to an organ concert in Lincoln today, and then had lunch outside at a tapas bar, which was excellent, probably ...
So it's Sunday 27 September, and I'm officially on the countdown until I go! This morning has consisted of trying to make sense of the huge pile of various fluffy, warm, fleecy objects that have amassed on my spare chair, as well as bagging up the various bits of clothing I've sold on ebay for a last bit of money. I also had a mini internal crisis this morning when I realised ...