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... we NEARLY signed up for a house sitting gig in Hilo, Hawaii.
The ad sounded great... tropical paradise, views to die for blah blah.
It would have been for about 8 months starting next April.
The house owners were really interesting and it turned out that they'd once worked in Camperdown near Sydney Uni and lived in Mosman--our patch. So more coincidences and links, adding to the appeal of the project.
However.... a big part of our ...
... was once used as a college dorm.
Next we visited a place called the Circus. It was essentially a group of houses built into a circle, and once inside the circle and looking at the houses you can see the Roman influenced architecture resembling the Colosseum. Nicolas Cage's house was one of the houses in this circle! Unfortunately he no longer lives there due to tax problems. Nicolas Cage is one of the few celebrities I actually ...
... of a Cornish pastie that didn't diminish the first; lower Slaughter (I'm afraid to ask how it got it's name) where I convinced everyone we had to have afternoon tea in the grounds of the exceptionally grand manor house, just for the experience, and have "cream tea" and knock a few balls through the crochet hoops. La de da; upper Slaughter; then via the tiniest, narrowest of roads to our accommodation in Ampmney Crucis near the town ...
... Norton Brewery which has an excellent museum of brewing artefacts & still brews a range of beers. We also visited Deddington Castle a large earthworks the site of a motte & bailey castle & Minster Lovell Hall a ruined, mediaeval country castle.
We arrived in Chearsley at about 5pm & found Duncan waiting for Sandra & Seona. Had a great meal in the Bell with them & all were in good ...
... the city, going to the outskirts of the town, past the local footy grounds, near where Jane Austen once lived, and through the shopping, and park areas.
Things I learnt on the tour:
- Admiral Arthur Phillip, who was the first Governor of New South Wales and founder of the first settlement in Sydney, is buried here
- Bath is famous for it’s street performers
· Named after the Roman Baths
Other places to stay in Coleford
Speech House Road, Coleford | 1 star hotelfrom $158
Lords Hill, Coleford | 3 star hotelfrom $91