PowderMills Country House Hotel
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... the building itself. Just amazing.
After filling our cultural cup we took a stroll out on the Brighton Pier...which is kitsch and crazy rides in all of their glory. I can imagine it heaving with people in summer...it would actually probably worry me, all that extra weight on the old creaking boards!!! It was quite amazing to be out so far into the ocean on the pier!!! We could see the chalk cliffs off in the distance and had beautiful views to left and right.
... original Norman structure remains, we could see many of the later monastic buildings, including the cloisters, which now form part of a school. Best preserved and most impressive is the Great Gatehouse, rebuilt in about 1338, and among the finest surviving monastic entrances in Britain.
Our Britstop tonight is the carpark of a tavern on the edge of the cliffs on the South Coast. Quite a dramatic ...
... to start. If we are close to the end of our 3 months we may take this time to fly over to New Zealand - money permitting and spend 4 weeks there. We would then fly over to Perth and hire a car or camper to explore the West Coast. After this it would be back home.
If money and time allows a trip up to Darwin that would be great but we will have to see how it goes!!
Exciting stuff! Fingers crossed we get ...
... Wednesday 17th The disco didn't go on for as long as we thought - not too many people, so we departed at midnight, fearful that our 'glad-rags' might turn back to rags. Today is a sea day, so it is day of relaxing and listening to talks, one of which was by David Battie of Antiques Roadshow fame. During the afternoon the, by now familiar routine of the ship, was interrupted by a call from the bridge for the fire-fighting team to proceed to the after-deck. The usual inclusion of, "This ...
... the Portsmouth marina where we had tapas and a couple of sangrias and retired back to the B&B to watch the tennis and get whatever sleep we could in our steamy hot rooms. Sure, the hostess said we should "make ourselves at home" and that we didn't have to stay in our rooms, but when we saw the fat piece of lard guest that had made himself at home sitting in an armchair in the lounge, legs spread and bearing his fat belly for everyone to see, we decided that ...