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... amp; Derek arrived and stayed for a couple of hours.
We played games in the evening this finished the day off nicely. The family left about 9.30ish we went to bed, Tracey joined us and we all had good old natter it was absolutely a good way to finish what was already one of the best Christmases we have had. ...
So we're 2 days into 2015, and the year that a lot of excitement (hopefully!) will bring :) Back in July, Joel and I met with Mags Riordan of the Billy Riordan Memorial project, to discuss the possibility of a volunteering placement at her clinic in Cape Maclear, Malawi. We were offered positions for a 6 month period this year. Now that we can say it's this year - September to be more precise, it's starting to sink in and the excitement can start to grow! Although 9 ...
... girls read books, slept and then got back up to watch local fireworks out the hotel windows and the London fireworks on the BBC.
The early start didn't quite eventuate as we didn't check out of the hotel until 9:30. At West Brompton station we had to wait for the train the longest time this trip to London - 10 minutes as it was a Public Holiday. On the train, and with a change at Earls Court, we were on the way to Heathrow airport to pick up our hire car. It ...
... narrow boats and walkers, and are important for wildlife conservation.
For the stretch we walked, the canal was dug into the hillside with the Avon River flowing below, here not being suitable for navigation.
We joined lots of other walkers, dogs, cyclists and joggers along the tow path to the next village, Avoncliff. The canal crosses the River Avon here via an aqueduct. We stopped for a coffee at the 17th century Cross Guns pub, which has a beer garden right down to ...
... was already in the lock. I had to open the first gate and it was really, really light. Then the boats came in and we had to shut the gates. Then we had to open the gates at the front just a little bit until the water went out. Then I had to help open them a lot so the boats to go through. Then I went to the other side because there were too many kids on the side I was on. And I helped the lady pull it closed. It was really heavy. Then I went home and I ...
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