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We've had a lovely visit from Ian and Gay Kelly, old friends who we met when Andy was at Charters School in Sunningdale with their son Ben.
We were chuffed when Ian presented us with a jar of honey from his girls' beehive back home.
Ah yes, summer has o'erbrimm'd their clammy cells indeed.
There's nothing quite as sweet and tasty as this homemade amber nectar.
Apart from Avis Gunn's damson jam.
... hour flight, but it was probably the best flight I've ever had! Once we landed, it took forever to get through passport control, but once I was through I collected my bag almost immediately and made my way through to arrivals. I saw mum, gave her a big hug and started to cry! It was so good to see her and I was happy to be home, despite leaving all the adventure ...
... road thru impressive gates. Some impressive cars passed on the narrow roads and parked outside homes... Found cleaner at our house, and agreed to return in a hour, so off to larger town of Cirencester for supplies and explore. A gorgeous thriving place with lovely cathedral and a variety of shops including Mark's and Spencer's where got basics. Had called into an organic road side stall for fresh beet root, asparagus and tastings of salted caramel, cheese ...
... time we had to scuttle to catch the train home, so didn't have time to go into the Abbey, just a quick glimpse, but it looks huge and amazing.
Did some grocery shopping, and I was pleased to buy some gooseberries, which here are called physalis. I'm used to picking them wild in the bush at Red Rock, not paying good money for them. Sipping on a glass of delicious Sloe wine, to my unsophisticated palate far nicer than any cab sav etc.
... guess who didn't want to go out? Mum and granny. I saw a really pretty top but there were no changing rooms so I had to try it on over my dress and it was really tight and mum and granny thought it was really tight, so I couldn't get it. Even though it was size eight I couldn't get it. I had a great day, even though there weren't many kids shops. Today we didn't take any ...
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