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Well our last full day here turned out to be quite special. Omnia still had leave from work so was able again to chauffeur us to yet another excursion! This time it was to see the Lady Lever Art Gallery, which is at Port Sunlight. This meant nothing to me, but sounded good....well, to start with Port Sunlight (think Sunlight soap) is just beautiful - it is a model garden village and conserved as a heritage site. It ...
... though the school holidays had finished and it was a mid-week day, the place was absolutely packed with people. It was probably too cold to swim, although not for the locals, but with the carnival rides and tourist attractions along the beachside, the place was writhing with people.
Boston was an interesting town. They have their own mill which grinds local grains for flour, just near the centre of town. There wasn’t much to ...
... glass windows. At times I could feel the organ vibrations making me shake as they ran through my body. It was quite an overwhelming experience, not something you experience everyday, and if I lived here I could imagine myself coming back for more on a regular basis.
It is a small miracle that any of the photos I took were in focus.
That did it for me, and I reckoned it was time to head home on the bus for a cuppa and a lie down....
Thursday 17th July - Bollington
After returning the key & farewelling Sue & Ken we returned to Brockenhurst via a devious route. First to Little Moreton Hall, which unfortunately opened at 11 am, so we moved on to Sandbach, instead. Here were 2 Saxon crosses & a lively market in a lovely small town. After a coffee we returned to the hall which is a ...
... tour of the gardens which were wonderful.
Wednesday 16th July - Bollington
Sue & Ken took us to Styal Quarry Bank Mill, where we had lunch & walked around the gardens, which are being restored. They are above & on the side of a, steep cliff above the millstream. In the evening we took them out to dinner in Wilmslow before returning to ...