Makeney Hall Clarion Collection Hotel
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... in is gorgeous. Stepped outside this morning and out the front is a paddock with beautiful horses in it. After breakfast, I drove to Romsey to see Sami at the bank. I got a parking ticket for parking in a loading zone for an hour...whoops that was £35. Had a coffee with Sami then hit the road again. Spent most of the time on motorways. Missed my exit twice, which probably put another 20min on my trip. ...
... unable to come up with the software-enabled car at the last minute, so the whole project was shelved. Fast forward to the end of October and a couple of new cars make an appearance, and once again we are asked if we want to go. Luckily we both had a 5-day gap in our schedules, so were up for it. This is the story of that trip.
We have left the worst of the weather behind us thank goodness but it is still wet and grey. Had breakfast and then went up on deck 15 to watch Gibraltar getting nearer. Arrived approx one and were off by half past, just as we had got to the cruise terminal the heavens opened and we waited awhile until it had stopped. Walked into Gibraltar, very very busy but it was nice to ...
... and a cheeky white... It is a hard life. In the evening we had a table for two and I had a Caesar salad and a sirloin steak which was lovely. We went up to Manhattan and saw Andrew Browning who was a George Michael tribute act and very good, after that we saw an act in Mallabar and by the time they had finished it was gone 12 and not wanting to turn into a pumpkin we retired for the night looking forward to Gibraltar ...
Its still very hot, and we are all pretty tired after the big day yesterday, so today we decide to have a relatively easy day, close to home. First into our nearest town – Belper – and typical of the area, it was a major mill town from the mid-1700's, utilising the power of the Derwent River to power what became a massive series of factories. Many of the factories have gone now, but one remains and houses ...