Stirk House Hotel
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... accompanies the formal procession in and out. The windows are all lead-lighted.
The chemistry faculty occupies today's 12.15pm time slot. The dean makes a very warm introductory welcome and reinforces to the graduands the efforts of their parents who receive an enthusiastic round of applause.
The head of chemistry then works through the list... Degrees, masters and PhDs.
The whole ceremony is streamed over the internet ...
... is delicious.)
Will the Aussie working in the historic pub be able to deliver a decent coffee? (Sadly, no.)
Left or right turn to reach the Northern Quarter? (We get there somehow to check out the hipster neighborhood with old architecture, street art and interesting shops.)
Is afternoon tea required? (Of course!)
Will ordering a double shot espresso with milk on the side get any closer to a ...
... The final flight of an historic cold war supersonic British Vulcan bomber happened to occur during our lunch as the cherry on top.
Our exploration of the palace grounds was heightened by the presence of the illustrator for 'The Gruffalo' book series. We were able to act the role of the privileged 18th century aristocracy, playing ring toss and lawn bowling, wandering the gardens, all with Gruffalo inspired activities for the kids interest.
... dancing to music we heard in the UK 3 years ago and a donor kebab covered in mayonnaise. The reason I know we had a kebab is because I woke up in the middle of the night, looked over to Cheriton who was fully dressed on top of the bed thinking what a mess. I then realised I was also fully dressed and had fallen asleep with my kebab and was covered in meat and mayonnaise, at least I ate the salad. What a first day!
Matthew and Cheriton.
... Usual bus transfer through Barbados, then the P&O reception shed, then security screening then on board. Cabin C535 on Canada deck 10 proved to in a nice location on the starboard side of the ship, adequately sized room with a large balcony. Spent the rest of the evening exploring the ship, having a drink at one of the deck bars, dinner in the Waterside and then unpacking - cases weren't too long in ...