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... the German Occupation. I mentioned when writing about Guernsey that the German Occupation and the Liberation are always remembered, and this is also true of Jersey, and presumably the other islands. A short film at the Occupation Tapestry exhibit told how they have decided to keep the events of 1940-1945 "alive" and to teach young people about them, rather than let them be forgotten. Fortunately I am always interested in WW II (and WW I for ...
... in 1939. The museum described the history of the squadron and described all the various aircraft they flew - I won't bore you with the details!!!
At noon everyday they re-enact firing the noon-day gun, or cannon, when two "red-coated soldiers" march to the gun and fire it -electronically now, but it still makes a big bang and lots of smoke, that impress most of the tourists!
In the afternoon, I went out to the northern end of the Island to ...
... off to have a haircut - it will be fresh tomorrow . A sleepless night as we are rated up and have 2 boats outside us who insist on going for late showers and early showers! As we have a day to spare we hire a car and decide to explore the whole island on Thursday. Well worth it but could not even use half a tank of ...
... for them.
It was great to have a nice and relaxing day close to the gite without having to drive too far.
This trip has certainly shown us the benefit of basing ourselves in one location for an extended period rather than being on the go, moving from town to town each day and we know that any trips we do in the future will be spent in only one or two locations and using those places as a base to explore the area.
... catch. This kept us entertained for a good couple of hours, unfortunately the tide was still out and the boys never got the chance to do some fishing. However the prawns did not go astray, as they turned into a nice afternoon snack.
After the beach we did some grocery shopping before heading home where Kate cooked a delicious dinner of spaghetti paired with a fantastic fruit smoothy. It was a different combination for a meal but we all enjoyed ...