The Crown & Thistle
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today is a day that has been hatched some time back. Allow me to explain - When I was last in England (would that be the only time I hear you say) at one of the many wing dings I made social appearances at, a fine gentleman by the name of Martin Coulthard who is friends of Kim and Deb and as turns out is an civil engineer, working for The City of London Corporation over the last 30 odd years out of the Guildhall complex. He offered a guided tour of his patch - one ...
... well and truly in amazement at everything. Heston was delivering everything we wanted and more!
Course Seven: Sound of the Sea
In keeping with the theater of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, our next dish arrived simple as two large conch shells with earphones hanging out of them. We were instructed to listen and lose ourselves in the sound before the next dish would be served. [It was hilarious to see the table beside us later not use their earphones and then be ...
... eggs and chips an Nat had a salad. We wandered the streets of Oxford some more and had a quick stop for "pudding" which means all desserts in the UK, at a famous gastropub called the Red Lion. We had a "board" which consists of a fine selection of various and delicious desserts. Our board had lemon cake, sticky toffee pudding and a brownie. The afternoon was filled with more walking thru ...
... and even fed me one evening.
The food situation was also rather bizarre. I knew from the blurb on the wwoof site that I would have to cook my own food and that ingredients would be provided. On the second day Anthea presented me with the most bizarre mixture of packeted ready meals and bits of soup and bread that she no longer needed. Some vegetables arrived courtesy of Mariska a couple of days later, but I am such a rubbish cook I ran out of ideas of how to ...
This post is really just to make sure that I know what I'm doing before we set off, I know that the people who know me will say that I never know what I doing but ........ !!
We have been busy getting all the documents in order, arranging insurance, breakdown cover etc etc.along with getting the house packed up ready for the tenants to move in.
The plan is to spend August in the UK ...