Novotel Birmingham Airport
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... the tiller to me and went along the gunnel to fend us off the boat nearest to us. It became apparent to me very quickly that going forward was no longer an option so I put us in reverse and backed away into clear water where I put Charis in forward gear and got up a bit of speed which took us away from the line of boats and we managed to get past them without further hindrance. We think that the boat we (gently) hit was unoccupied.
We have stopped ...
Well I think everyone has finally adjuster to UK time with everyone reporting the best nights sleep of the tour, and now that we are fully adjusted, we are off home.... One last visit however, the Walkers Factory in Leicester, its the biggest chip (or Crisps as they call it over here in the UK, as a Chip here is 'fry'), looks like they will be processing about 365,000 MT of potatoes this season and it runs for 362 days per year. So that's 365,000 MT ...
... movies, have a couple of nice feeds, doze for about half an hour and then its touchdown time at KLIA around 7:00am local time. I say goodbye to Col and Gill as they will be catching the onward flight to Brisbane around 10:15 and after gathering my bags - and not even seeing any customs area - catch the KLIA express train into KL Sentral. From there its only a short walk to my hotel.
... hardy lot and when the rain stops, they work feverishly to get us underway. We are going to play a game comprising 25 overs an innings, retire at 20 and 4 overs per bowler and got under way around 2.40pm. Recognising the problems of packing wet gear for a 24 hour flight home, the Cannock and Rugeley lads very kindly provided a maroon kit for the visitors to wear, much to the delight of the Queenslanders!
We won the toss and elected to bat to take ...
... whose knee jerk reaction to the latest OECD league tables was to change the gsc system so it is all exam based- that introduces rigour according to Michael Gove, secretary, despite the wealth of evidence to the contrary. It is quite sad though to hear heads start with their ranking by OFSTED ( UK version of ERO ) as part of their introduction- like it is a badge of honour to each other and when they are ...
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