Tudor Gate Hotel
Travel Blogs from Wellingborough
Dylan Thomas was an inveterate gossip and liked Laugharne because it was full of "colossal
Dylan's wife drank more than he reputedly did.
Laugharne's butcher's shop had more flies than sausages.
Laugharne - no Welsh spoken, had an English Congregational Chapel and an English castle to keep the Welsh out.
The light on the Taf estuary is amazing, hence the attraction for authors and painters.
... to believe it is real...the grounds comprise of hundreds of acres of land...after touring the house we had a light lunch in one of the restaurants .
Next Graham took us to tour around the town of Stamford. Wow, the history here is really amazing as well. Stamford has a reputation for being one of England's finest 'stone towns'. It is a mix of medieval and Georgian ...
... a notch or two and the last few days have been a major C2C test.....3 consecutive days of walking, covering a total of 30 miles. It's all very well walking 10-14 miles in a day, but it's doing that sort of mileage day after day, is what it will all be about. To be honest, it should have been 4 consecutive days, but the weather was so bad on Sunday I chickened out; just didn't really feel like getting drenched, until I really have to, ...
... br> The route, famously designed by Alfred Wainwright as recently as 1973, passes through some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK including 3 National Parks, namely the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorks Moors. But, at an average of around 14 miles a day, every day, for two weeks, over some fairly challenging terrain, this won't be any 'Walk in the Park', so to speak. Especially for a man of my advanced years!!
... to see this machine work as well, a combination of mostly mechanical switches and gears with a vacuum-tube control and selector system. Dial in the start settings, wire up a "menu" based on analysis of the signals, and let the machine rip: The output wheels show you the settings of the wheels on the actual Enigma needed to break the days' messages.
My favorite part of Bletchley, though, was the back gate. The front gate is about 100 meters from ...