Travel Blogs from Simonsbath
... at the first
stop with lunch at the second, arriving mid-afternoon at Whimple.
wonderful to see Ali again and we were made welcome by her lovely
parents, Janthia and Roger. I could never hope to describe the
organisation that has been going on for the wedding, including the
three tiered wedding cake which Ali and her parents had made and
iced. After enjoying a home cooked dinner complete with more clotted
This Wet & Dry is not about emery paper!! Predictably it's the weather. Yesterday we ecided to go and check out some more haunts from 50+ years ago. A favourite from then was Croyde Bay where we used to spend every Whitson long weekend in a caravan park just behind the beach. Could hardly see the beach for a heavy rainy mist hanging over the area, but our camp site is apparently ...
... the distance I must confess I felt a bit emotional, but I had time to compose myself before we finally hugged and patted! Though not in that order, as Kimber bounded up to greet me first. Shame it was a week day so people who had been involved couldn’t be there too. Or that students from Ellesmere were not there. We’d tried to set this up for the original attempt which was to have finished on a Monday, but the teachers offering to do it and run the last ...
... 8221; You couldn’t make it up! I wonder if He knows about that. Running ominously downhill along the diversion I suddenly and instinctively had to duck, dive to the side, backstep and close my eyes all in one movement. This would probably be my best dance move ever if you were to put it to music. But just in time as a branch and twigs hit my face and closed eyelids.
Walking through the valley of the shadow of ... no, not really. Walking ...
... and came home despite staying on the poshest site we had ever used in Croyde.
As I reached Saunton I was able to unzip my cag to breathe a little, and suddenly a group of walkers called to me. "You going back for something? Dropped your car keys? You’re going the wrong way" It was the 15 year walkers again to whom I had to explain my direction of running!
Giuli in the meantime had had a successful shop ...