Novotel Milton Keynes
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... Amazing. A trip to a lavender farm and the cathedral at St. Albans today then dinner at Cowper arms where I ate the most delicious Cajun chicken with char grilled vegetables. Paula and Gary's son Greg, his wife and daughter met us. I haven't seen Greg since he was 8 years old. Paula told me there are a few famous people in the area. The Beckhams almost bought but decided somewhere else. Ken Follett lives near by and Kim Wilde married in a local village ...
Today was a busy day. They where handing back the key to the house so we had to have every thing out by 5. There wasn't much left to finish just a quick clean of the windows and a few weed to pull. Thought it was the least I could do as I have not really had to pay for anything while ive been staying here. Tonight was a night of left ...
... that came as side dishes, and then a piece of oatmeal cake for dessert, and that worked out fine. After dinner I had a grand plan to set up our Faculty Lounge, which hasn't been done yet, but when I asked the Porter on duty to let me in he became very upset with me taking over their lounge. I told him my director had the College's permission to use the room, but he refused to let me in until he spoke to the director personally. So now I'm sitting ...
... going to be going to the West End again before I leave the UK.
Thursday morning - out to Great Missenden. We went to the Roald Dahl museum out there because this is the town he spent about 30yrs in. Was incredibly interesting. Went for a pub lunch and I got a burger and chips. So filling. Then a little walk out to his grave, which was nice.
Home. Walking tour/pub crawl of London in the afternoon. Was not really a pub ...
... and his colleagues, all these codes were eventually cracked. In the case of the 12 rotor one, a massive electronic valve driven computer appropriately called Colossus (the first ever such machine) was designed and built to do the coding runs. And it worked! So messages from Hilter to his High Command could be read, usually within 24 hours.
The Normandy invasion was a major beneficiary of knowing what the German High Command knew and ordered. And of ...
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