The Queens Head Hotel
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Dave may have been underwhelmed by the fort Segedunum, but what makes the few remaining visible ruins so extraordinary is the surrounding industrial landscape, especially the shipyards. It's a wonder anything survived the intervening 1500 years at all!
Having been disconcerted by the lovely blue skies and warm day when we arrived, today has been overcast and drizzly. A true monochrome English day which has restored our faith in the English weather...
... We both agreed that whilst it is always nice to return home, it wasn't like a 14 day package at one place where we found ourselves climbing the walls towards the end of the holiday.
Already mentally planning for South of France next year (maybe combined with some time in London)...
... over to TGI Fridays close by also. Omg, it was so good to see David after all these years. What an amazing man. Totally loved by me and my kids. A long day driving to London tomorrow. Starting to wish I'd organised to drop the car off here and train to ...
... with reserved seats and tables.i waznt inpresed. Once ine new castle we checked i to the hostel and brought a pizza for 2 pound. Cheepedt pizza in the world. It wad good too. We then looked for accmidatio. The following night and our bad lucked continued. Ther was a marathon race o. Sunday and everything was booked out. So we looked at options Sheppo court a train back to ...
... pub tucked behind a bridge, looked inviting. In we went. It was like stepping back a century ...... with lace d'oyleys! The Landlady was elderly and very straight lace. Menu...Pasties or sandwiches..take it or leave it, but she made great hot chocolate. Need to use the loo? She checked our boots first to see if they were clean enough for her bathroom. We passed. We were allowed to eat in her pub. Strange that we were the only customers!!!!!
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