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Today we went for breakfast at a different Aunty Janes house who they all used to know in PNG and is like Rons second mum. She made us this huge cooked breakfast and invited Margaret to come with us as well. I'm getting so confused with all the people I'm meeting and who is actually related to who... Ron and Abi know everyone... After breakfast and a chat there we headed to Tavistock to go to to the Tavistock ...
... really cool. Then we headed back off the island to have lunch and I had my first pasty in England. We also came across the place Mike (Abi's dad) was born in during the war. It is actually like a castle, they moved the hospital to there while Plymouth was being bombed and it is such a nice building. So we stopped and checked that out because abi had never been there. I was impressed that he can say he was born in a castle and I have to say I'm born ...
... I know mum wanted me to check out. I didn't realise people still had them, we even saw one being restored. We then headed off to Plymouth which was another 2.5 hour drive. I have been feeling sick the past few days and felt the worst today so I just slept in the car. We arrived at Abi's uncle John and aunty Janes house and had dinner, but we didn't stay long because they had there meeting and I was feeling sick. So we headed down road to Abi's ...
... language and culture barrier in England. In Exeter particularily, people are not very open. You can't smile at someone on the street passing by, and in general you have to make an effort to start and keep a conversation going. They are very conservative. That being said once you get them talking you meet some very nice and genuine people.
There are also quite a few words and phrases that are very different in England. Simple ...
... br> This week we spent 2 nights at Baltic Wharf in Bristol, met up with Heidi also bumped into John & Claire ( egg man) on the site.
Had 2 nights at Clevedon and a visited Tyntesfield
A few challenges this week the 12 volt failed then the hot water pipe burst so two visits to West Country Motor Homes. Staying in Burnham Friday night then on to Exeter for the weekend. ...