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... and 20 minutes queuing is a nightmare on one of the busiest days in the British travellers calendar. Eventually we head back via a reasonable change at Reading and we get to Newton Abbott station and a quick cab ride home.
I'd pre warned our neighbours who had been fantastic at filling our empty fridge and freezer with staples to get us through our first night back. There was a welcome party ready with keys, help ...
... home. We didn't have any snow but it rained hard all Boxing Day
Whilst I was at Hillhead I also walked along the cliffs to Brixham which isn 't very far away but the steep cliff path made it feel like a hundred miles. I like Brixham, it is a quaint fishing town with cheerfully painted houses and a reproduction galleon in the harbour. It has interesting shops and a general feel of vitality. On a separate day I took the bus down to ...
... with coffee and biscuits.
The journey to Reading is totally uneventful, not like our journey home on the same tracks earlier this year when due to the wettest winter in many a long year, we were surrounded by water, more like lakes all across the Somerset levels for mile after mile. Five miles across and more like 30 miles wide, the land was under water like never before. So with the railway almost mended at Dawlish and the ...
... lot more about her and her family. Her husband was in the bombing raid on Arnhem and coined the phrase "A Bridge Too Far".
Then across to Dartmoor and Princetown, site of H.M. Prison for really bad criminals! Met up with old friends Jo and Andrew for lunch at The Plume of Feathers pub, where I had been many times in the past when I lived nearby. ...
... him or his IT kit.... and very nice it was too. All checked in at the premier inn, couple of drinks before calling it a night. WEDNESDAY up at six and a thirty minute shuttle bus to terminal five. Beer with breakfast (well we are on holiday), picked up a couple of bottles of gin (not sure what we'll be able to get in Abu Dhabi) before boarding the flight. When we checked in in line we couldn't get seats together, but the guy at the bag drop sorted it for ...