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... have lived here for over 300 years. The palace is also notable as the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill who was the Godfather of the current 11th Duke.
We toured the palace and the grounds, it is very impressive and packed with tourists. Especially all those Chinese students we thought we left behind in Oxford have followed us here to take their selfies in front of the Palace. So we thought, why not, so here we ...
... and Emma tonight, and we all agreed that we need to make an effort this year to plan activities for the staff to all get together and mingle, because once classes start it is so easy to get caught up in the schedule and miss out on seeing everyone. I mentioned going punting and doing a pub quiz night, and Tom said that the Ashmolean sometimes does evening events for groups, so we might try for that as well.
Gosh it is only 10PM. So weird. ...
... hotel. We managed to get lost on the way (a surprisingly rare occasion on this trip). When we finally asked a pleasant looking couple for directions, we couldn't have been more surprised to find out they too were from Toronto. While they did not know our best route home, they did have a solution - the concierge at their hotel around the corner. We found we were only a few blocks away and after a thank you and good night we made it safely ...
... to Pembroke things got really interesting. Natalie was still awake, so we started chatting. Then Larry came back and we found a whole group of students going back to their rooms because they'd been in the theater watching a scary movie. So then Larry, Natalie, and I ran around campus trying to catch students out of their rooms. We found one room of boys who were up, and I was positive I heard girls in the room. We checked it once ...
... yet another impossibly pretty Cotswold village, where we had our first clotted cream tea for the trip and heard from a local that Australia beat the Lions - yay!
Dinner booked at the Kingham Plough tonight - the chef used to work at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck, so we're looking forward to a fabulicious meal.
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