Holiday Inn Southampton
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This morning Emma woke up at 7.10am. Matt wanted her to go back to bed after her feed so he could sleep longer but it was too late by the time she'd finished. He reluctantly woke up as Emma and I sat in bed, watching TV for a few minutes.
Just after 7.30am I took Emma for a bath then had a shower. Matt had a shower after me then he took …
This morning I woke up at 6.45am and decided to give Emma a change and feed so we could sleep a bit later. I woke up again at 8.30am and she was still asleep. After ten minutes I decided she really needed to get up and have some breakfast, plus I was lying there hungry, so I got up.
I went to the restaurant and brought myself back a …
... other hand, had a blank slate to work with. I had been in contact with some old colleagues whilst I was away but I wasn’t sure what I really wanted to do. Having time to think is a double edged sword. Firstly it is great to be able to have the time to make the right decisions but secondly, it also gives you option paralysis. What I mean by this, is that so many options become realistic and it all becomes quite overwhelming ...
We got to Petersfield where we stayed at the Cricketers Inn.
That night Heather met us to take us to their place for a meal. It was good to see both Mike and Heather who we hadn't seen for 5 years. They were annual visitors to Jajarawong for many years.
Next day Heather took us by train to Portsmouth...in particular to see the Maritime Museum.
The area taken up by the museum is large and is in ...
... s taken during the flower festival in June this year, which I have to admit looked stunning.
We have decided that in a parallel universe we have fully completed the SDW and given our knowledge and expertise of this route we have devised a number of hints for anyone planning to cycle the SDW:
- Invest in a good mountain bike (a lady's shopper just doesn't cut it).
- Don't cycle - walk!
- Stay overnight ...
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