Spindle Lodge Hotel
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... Thanks for following along, it's been fun and gratifying to know friends and family have been on the trip with us.
Many have commented it was "the trip of a lifetime". Well, yes... but we hope not, more one of our trips during our lifetime. We're already thinking about where to go next.
Midge and David
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... in animal pyjamas. Lions and tigers and bears. Ohhhh my... The quiz was entertaining. I did not do as well as I hoped. There were four teams. Three of them made of groups and one that consisted of just me because I wanted to see how much I knew on my own. Admittedly this isn't the best strategy for making friends. After the quiz we went on the bar crawl, but I decided not to drink. I got to know everyone but they went ...
... cleats and football socks too since I didn't bring mine over from the states.
I put my apprehensions aside since everyone was so excited that I was joining. I had a good time getting to know all the players, and there was one other American there from Washington D.C. who played quarterback at his high school. He and I got into a discussion about what we wanted to do with our futures. We started talking about how both of us where ...
... there and we had a good wander around Leicester market. I took a walk on my own in the afternoon (and found my way back ok) and found Curve, which is a huge theatre. Quite an impressive building. As you go in you can walk around the auditorium, which is enclosed by a see through wall, and look up into the roof and see the tiers of lights and flats and everything else that goes on up there.
I had quite a job staying upright on the way back, as the wind was ...
... m not a list type of person but I was told it would help. I found myself writing hundreds of lists and then writing lists of the lists. I even colour coded some lists. One of my friends asked me what the colours represented yesterday before I packed - I had no idea. So my backpack isn't the most organised - just like me really.
The motto of this trip is 'I'll wing it and see what happens' (don't tell my mum)