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Today we went to the Metrocentre which is the biggest shopping centre in all of Europe. After that we went to the Scotland vs Samoa game with my Scottish cousin Nick, and Leaine and Frank came too and I was supporting Scotland and they won 36 to 33.
Then when the game ...
... br> Then my dad and his friend Frank and our cousin Nick went to the All Blacks vs Tonga game.
For dinner Isabel, Mum and our friend Leaine and I went to have dinner at the Slug and lettuce. And then we went to ...
... Bay - about 15km out of the city centre. We had a 3 bed room with an awesome sea view. A bit different to the places we were used to! We dropped our stuff off, got some fish and chips, smashed a couple of Carlsberg's and caught the train in to town to join the party. There were all blacks fans everywhere in town. Even noticed quite a few Scots with all blacks tops on. Smashed a couple of beers at one pub then we went to meet Darryn's mates at ...
... with the Virgin Rail customer service dudes in India, when I finally hung up the deadline to buy tickets online passed. I went to the station to buy a ticket, and ran into Steve Passant and Keith who had 2 extra first class return rail tickets in their hand so got comped those too! Will have to get Steve a case of wine on my return. A relaxing 3 hour rail trip through boring England (even British sheep queue up in the fields) got us ...
... of the gardens.
The castle has been the home of the Percy family for many generations and can be spotted in series such as Downton Abbey and the Harry Potter films. After lunch on the wall, we toured the grand state rooms. I spent some time admiring a pair of ornate 400 year old cabinets with Sarah. I also want a library like theirs, with ladders and balconies. Just saying.
Eartha and Saskia discovered there was a lion trail. In each room, a small stuffed ...
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