Stirk House Hotel
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... giving out free iced late’s and we took a survey so we could get two extra ones. They cost almost 2 pounds each! She rolled her eyes as we took a ridiculous survey, however was extremely happy when I woke her up the next morning with two cold ones in my hands.
We bought a packed lunch and had a picnic in the park and we people watched for a while. There were singers who were breathtaking, activists who wouldn’t let me enjoy a bite of my ham ...
I'm struggling with sleep. I always do when I travel to England but normally I can sleep it off by ruining a day or two. But this time I can't really do that. Being constantly on the move and having to carry a backpack while exhausted is not as easy. Plus Dan has already made me run with my backpack on. What an awful moment! Not to mention my shoelace came undone. So obviously I was going to fall to my death. (Only ...
... brother, my nephew Ashley and his girlfriend Amy-Lou. Not often am I the shortest person in a group but I think it's on this occasion. Good food and a nice waitress from Winnipeg. Things have definitely changed for the better. Back home to watch the end of Stage 2 on TV at my brother's house. He tells me it is a measure of Tour mania that this was the first time he has watched a ...
... perfect camera perspective. I had seen Stonehenge once before when Sara and I gone to the UK, but Dan appreciated me agreeing to go again. I remembered seeing the initials of Christopher Wren (St. Paul's Cathedral architect), who had lived a few miles away as a youth and was inspired to leave his mark, and maybe also to also design great things. This place does take your breath away, even if you aren't fixed on the mythical aspects of it.
Today is the day that Rebecca has been waiting for forever.
When we were here 8 years ago, when Rebecca was 16, she was collecting wedding magazines for pictures of wedding dresses.
The wedding was at 12pm, and she had a beautiful day for it. Forecast was sunny with a top of 22 - cool for our summer - but lovely for England.
The church where she was getting married is an ...
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