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... As we
needed to be organised both for the wedding and our European trip, we
left early in the afternoon, driving in lovely sunshine back to
Brixham to our good friends Jan and Jeremy. Another huge load of
washing went out on their unique clothes line in time to go with the
Pucketts to their neighbours for dinner. Our hosts Heather and Peter
had also invited two other guests, Susan and Roy – all nice fun
people. Delicious food and ...
This morning we did some exploring of the countryside around us. Pete went of for a short run as directed by Cary - he missed the first turn he was meant to take as it looked like a farm track. Consequently, he ended up with a longer than intended run! The kids and I went for a walk around the lanes with Cary, Eddie and their Emily. Still no sign of any wildlife though. After lunch, we headed off ...
... a magnificent place! If you want to do summer in the UK go there. As we drove on further we went to Ilfracombe and found this lovely hotel and stopped to take some photos. We went in to the Hotel and walked through the ground floor, I think it was only for residents, but we snuck through anyway. Nice place! We visited Arlington Court, Arlington Court on the edge of Exmoor, a complete family estate held by the Chichester ...
A lovely morning, with sun and not too cool. Haven't been in long pants yet, still in the shorts and t shirts although a jumper is sometimes warranted.
stopped at Glastonbury , the site of the abbey where supposedly Joseph of Aramathea, first came across from europe bringing christianity. Legend says that when he put his staff to the ground it took root and the holy grail is buried somewhere beneath the tor(hill) that dominates the town.
Off to Bath and the cathedral ...
... perhaps we shouldn’t go there! Discuss.
Tiny Culbone church at the end of the woods is a real pretty place, the country’s smallest complete church in a tiny combe. Then it was down to the Porlock marshes which are a real contrast and Bossington at the eastern edge of the marshland is a very attractive village before the climb up the side of Bossington Hill
Adrenalin’s still up.
The day seemed to fly by. It went much ...