Shandon House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Abbey. That is, except for Enzo who was resting his achilles and didn't move from the drawing room.
It was a very relaxing day. Just what we needed.
Later in the afternoon, John kindly rang and booked us into Rustique - a little French bistro in Richmond recommended by Karen. He also arranged a mini-bus taxi to pick us up and run us in given the weather. The driver picked us up after and drove us back to Easby Hall.
The meal ...
... thousands of tropical plants and huge palms. We took a brief introductory tour of the gardens and then explored on our own for a while, stopping for lunch at the Orangerie café. Then we toured the Kew Palace, country home of George III and his many children. The restoration is minimal but effective; you can imagine the king retreating to this smaller palace and many ...
... flies by far to quickly. So what was left of the day was spent spent packing, tip toeing around the elephant in the room and trying to not let on that we were both on the verge of crying. Tomorrow is the big D day. The dreaded day has come far too quickly. Lunch was eaten in silence, not the light kind of silence we normally have. But a heavy, almost crushing blanket of silence hung over us. This day, the one we have both been pushing out of our minds from the first day we met, ...
... one side of the gate, the cows on the other! There was no obvious alternate route, so was this going to be the end of the trail? Could our C2C be over? Of course not, we're made of sterner stuff and after waving our sticks and making lots of noise, eventually the cows backed off.........then we legged it by as fast as possible!!
More eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I have not got back to ...
... under my belt. As much as I love children, they are exhausting! More so than adults. I wasn’t stabbed, hit with furniture or sworn at [Ian and Brendon] but I was ready to send copious job applications to recruiters for business analysis work. I also got a flu / cold from the kids, which ended up getting the whole flat sick ... my bad
Looking for a flat was quite fun, Tim and Sarah [friends from ...