Retro Suites Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Now there is a lot to be said for booking your trip online - sorting out your own travel itinerery and finding those last minute deals. However the downside is when it goes pearshaped - it can be spectacular.
I knew my flight out of Toronto to London Ontario was at 18.00 hours which gave me just over hour and half to connect. However on my eticket there was no notification of which Terminal or gate I should be at.....so ...
... I got my stuff back - so I smiled and said Thank you (I am after all - British) - and this was met with the - I have swallowed an even bigger wasp - look. Out of the door - down the corridor - another checkpoint - handed in my card to the second wasp person and then........(insert heavenly music) an angel appeared who smiled. Oh joy - someone human who restored my faith in humanity. I went on my way with a cheery 'Welcome to Canada ' ringing in my ears.
... in Chatham to check out Char's exhibition - well worth a visit - such a talent - such vibrancy in her work (and I am not even an art critic....lol) Some of the stuff in there was **** - things that a two year old would have been ashamed off - now thats the arty ***** stuff I don't like.
Back at home now - packing stuff up for the journey to Dundas tomorrow - will pop in with updates as and ...
... Denis wanted to go through to end the journey through his early years. His life was so different than mine. It is hard for me to imagine that a whole family of mom and dad and seven kids, ranging in age from 16 1/2 to 7, take off on a train from a small town in Quebec on the Gaspe Peninsula no less as they have taken on a job picking tomatoes for a farmer in Pain Court, Ontario. ...
The highlight for me was the school. It was built in 1861 by the freed slaves and was the last schoolhouse built by freed slaves. It was beautiful. Mr. Alexander took us inside. When you entered, the boys went into the coat room on the right, and the girls entered the coat room on the left. The teacher was able to walk straight down the middle. The walls were covered with tin squares about a quarter of the way up from the floor.