Portland Hall Hotel
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Yesterday Avery and I took a bus to the nearby Chatsworth mansion, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It is extremely ritzy and has roughly one million rooms and had just been decorated for the Christmas season. Many dukes have come and gone and made changes to the house and ...
... Botanical Gardens and the nearby Sheffield General Cemetery. Avery was pumped for the cemetery because she studies mortuary archaeology. It has actually been closed since the 70's and is quite overgrown with headstones knocked over and such, but made for an interesting experience. The British apparently don't like to think about death much and tend to put cemeteries on the outskirts of town. Later that weekend, we happened across a cultural fest and grabbed some authentic dutch ...
It was dull and grey, typical England but at least it was dry.
Tanked up in Portsmouth and set off up the M27.
Just before the A34 it started to rain and the traffic was horrendous. The M40 was at a standstill.
It eventually thinned out on the A43 ...
... ve lost the dongle too. Not
having a good trip with the electricals this time. Perhaps it’s gone to look
for the Kobo, last seen mid-air somewhere. I’ve brought my dongle, but not sure
if it is the right wavelength to be able to use it here. Will have to check in
I seem to be back to photo hiccups so I'll have to sort these later.
... photos. The market was happening too, as you will see.
On Saturday we went in to Worksop to see my Aunt/godmother, Barbara. We ended up spending most of the morning with her. She was waiting outside for us and said she'd been there all morning.
After that we went to find food, it being lunch time. The first pub we went to didn't do food, so we walked on. As we had to pass the street my friend Angie lives on, we called to invite her to join ...