The Imperial Hotel
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... itself for the landing was attacked by E-boats of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, resulting in the deaths of 946 American servicemen. The incident was under the strictest secrecy at the time due to the impending invasion, and was only nominally reported afterward; as a result it has been called "forgotten".
Regardless of all that we had really good fish and chips in the local pub. Well, everyone else did, I had chicken and ...
... got his old Land Rover out and took us all down to this private beach. We sat in the back. It was great fun. When we got to the beach we walked along the estuary to the sea. It was very pretty. We even got to climb the rocks. Just like we do at Gerringong.
We climbed back in the Land Rover for the trip home. This time Dad sat in the back with us. He reckoned it was pretty cool too.
When we got home Dad and Phil disappeared to the pub. Apparently it was a ...
... with a bailey inside and was made out of shale. It was built in the 12th century on a hill overlooking the River Fowey. It had a double set of entrance gates and what looks like a dry moat. This castle bounced around in ownership during the 12th century and the only notable owner was The Black Prince Edward III. He used the castle between 1354 and 1356 to gather his feudal lords so they could show their allegiance ...
... looks like Grammy and made us a second lunch. After that we went and did some art in Catherine's awesome art room. I want one just like it.
We were still doing art when Phil came home. We said hello and let the adults talk.
At about 5:30pm Dad and Phil went to the pub for a few pints whilst the girls got the dinner sorted. We had our dinner early and then went to bed. It had been a big day.
The adults stayed up and had dinner and few bottles of red ...
... and roll another dice to show if you hit the enemy or not. The other game was when you had a flag and you rolled the dice to see what your mission was. The first to complete the mission wins. It was like a board game with a story in it. Dressing up as one of the Navy team was really fun, I dressed up as the person who guides the plane onto the ship, while Alexander dressed up as the person who loads missiles onto them. It was really fun.