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Up 8am, breakfast and off to appointment at NatWest Bank with all the correct information, checked and double checked and checked again. Started to go through process of opening accounts and I was asked how long I was in the UK for, because I didn't hold a British passport. Told the man I was here for 6 months, then would be going to Europe and be back again for another 6 ...
And so after 8 weeks, we were on our way to catch our last plane. Our flight was at 12.50. The seats were by far the best we've had on this trip. It was a 14 hour flight, we landed at 7.30pm English time greeted at the airport by Jess, Rene, Harry and Barney. The last 8 weeks have been amazing. Every country was special in its own way. New Zealand had amazing scenery. Trinity Beach had Hayley, Ben, Karen and Paul. Sydney had Tom, Janet, Sue ...
... Parliament House which neither of us have any interest in whatsoever. Oh well... We checked out Big Ben and London Eye and then after a lot of convincing we decided to follow the Thames river from Westminster Abbey all the way to London's tower bridge which shouldn't have taken any more than an hour- if we had followed the river in the right direction. When we got tired of walking we jumped on a bus which got us to our destinations and from there we caught a train ...
... showed me my room, and then helped me load a pile of washing I'd brought with me into the machine
While that was on I decided to have a stroll around the town. It is a really nice place full of trees and parks and probably very expensive housing.
Hearing a clip clopping noise I turned around and saw a hearse drawn by two black horses trotting down the road with a procession of limousines following behind. What a wonderful sight it was.
On the way back I called in ...
For over 1000 years people have lived in and visited one of this country's finest towns. With its famous Guildhall, magnificent Church and restored Windmill set against a backdrop of Medieval houses it is considered the jewel in the crown of Essex.
Thaxted is a small country town with a recorded history which dates back to before the Domesday Book. Yet although the town is full of considerable architectural interest, its attraction ...