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We have retired to our room for the night, relishing the last ten hours of being in this country. Bellies full, and Rob just finished in a bath with lavender scented bubbles (made locally), and is now editing a few of this afternoons photos for this post.
My senses are still thrumming with the vibrance of this evening.
Our first meal on English soil - eaten after a three-hour walk in the countryside - meant we splurged and ordered the ...
... like the hillbillies truck. Jo Jo was the first priority to get her in her new home at kellys, lois took a real shine to her and started to feed her as her house was sorted. On to sues mum, to spend a couple of days then,onto
Emmas on the Sunday.
So for now we visit and say our "Au revoir's " before we set off on our first stop , Iceland.
... a bit (despite the rain). Thanks to everyone who is helping out – Tony with Deke’s FB page, Jules with the newsletter, the Barrons with the loan of the van, Rose (M’s sister) with the paperwork and being our formal UK address, the Welches for adding two cats to their menagerie, the Keeps for being such good neighbours for so long and looking after our travelling baggage, Dickie for the day in Weymouth, Dickie/Derek et al for being ...
... the first lock was in a very public place where everyone could watch our amateurish attempts. As it turned out, there were volunteer lock workers there and they opened and closed the lock gates for us, and Richard turned up just as we finished. So, we haven't done one on our own yet, as we moored just along from here and walked into Bradford on Avon in search of a supermarket. We had stocked up but needed something further for dinner. ...
... worship over hundreds of years. Swans gracing the river
completed the picture. We took the canal path back to the car, glimpsing the
lives of those who have made long low boats into cozy, portable homes. Both of
us saw our totem birds; Rosemary a kingfisher, and me a heron, an auspicious ending
for the outing to Bradford on Avon. I have added a few extra photos from Biddestone and Bath.