Forest Side Hotel
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I felt like a lazy day today. My mate, Anne, who I met last year on the Camino d'Santiago, was driving up from her home in the afternoon. I walked into the village of Grasmere to the Post Office to purchase a postal box to post some things home. By the time I had returned and packed the box, it was raining. Lazily I drove down to the village and …
Senhouse Roman Museum in Maryport was my intended
destination today. The staff at the hotel, led by GM Pietro, convinced me
otherwise. Their stories of the need for a passport, vaccinations and a
translator led me on a different adventure. And that’s what it proved to be!
Leaving Grasmere, I drove south along …
A much quieter day today, after the adventures of yesterday.
A short drive passed Ambleside, through Hawkshead and into Beatrix Potter’s
favourite country side around the villages of Near and Far Sawrey. Beatrix
Potter left her house and farms to the National Trust. Hill Top was a holiday
retreat before she escaped …
... tunnel tank with ducks swimming in the top! And the obligatory piranhas, obviously not in the same tank! They had talks on at various points, and Ben held a giant land snail! He was a start, as was nana for facilitating! She drew the line at the cockroach. Leisurely drive back to Yanwath and fish and chips for tea. Not the nicest I've tasted, literally swimming in a very dark oil, but it did the job. ...
After another weary night of not sleeping, we decided a trip to the doctors was in order for Bella. Got an appointment very easily and didn't have to wait too long. Turns out she has a hit of an ear infection, although she's probably over the worst already. They've given us some antibiotics just in case, but said to leave her another 24 hours to see if she perks up. Lovely quiet morning for Nana and Grandad back at the lodge! Benji is ...