Rendezvous at Skipton
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... achievement! I am honoured to score a ticket.
With a student population of 38,000, graduations are a large affair. They are taking place every day over TWO WEEKS at the rate of five ceremonies per day. Admittedly the Whitworth Hall is vastly smaller than Robert Blackwood at Monash, but far more impressive. It is a mid-1800's hall oozing more Victorian Gothic Revival than any Harry Potter building. There is a magnificent pipe ...
Today seems to be a day of questions and decisions...
Blue sky or grey? (Both.)
Will it rain despite a forecast on my phone that says not? (It buckets down around 4pm.)
Why is yesterday's £3.50 bus ticket £4.10 today? (No idea!)
Lebara or Lyca for a SIM card for the iPad? (We find Lebara first.)
Will it work in Greece as promised? (Who knows...)
Ciabata or chicken pie for lunch? ...
Our English adventure has restarted after a days rest upon returning from sunny Eire. We took a maintenance day on June 26th for mental and physical recovery and did more mundane activities such as laundry and shopping and hanging out with Quintin Pomeroy and Rebecca O'Malley whilst the kiddies played with Theo.
The next day, Rebecca took us on a somewhat quintessential English trek through the 'wilds' of South East Manchester at Lyme ...
... Strid, from far higher than I was anticipating. I considered off-trailing down the cliff, but was quickly reprimanded by Phil (the rationalist). We hiked past the old farm and wall on our right (as seen in The Water Babies when Mr. Banks and his assistant attempt to allure the young chimney sweep from the raging waters [and certain death]) and the Strid downcliff on our left. We hiked out to the Aquaduct and made our turn, where there was a much easier route down to the Strid ...
... swing bridges behaved very well for a change. Sue and Francis were there to greet us like old pals and invite us for a fish and chip lunch at Bizzie Lizzie's. We spent the afternoon inspecting Skipton's market in the sunshine and stocking up at the supermarket. I can't remember exactly but I believe wine made another appearance that evening!
My dear old chum and ex-colleague Ian was due ...