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We bid a fond farewell to Penzance and the lovely June and Stuart who gave us such a warm welcome at the Ashton Guesthouse and wended our way north to Ilfracombe. What can I say about Ilfracombe - the drive there was misty, drizzly and very grey and the town didn't seem much better - I would describe it as the holiday town for those in God's waiting room. I don't think we saw anyone under the age of 60 unless they ...
... to say all of our goodbyes to family and friends but i'm sure it wont be long before we see you all again ��
We are now at a campsite in Poole for a couple of nights before the grand depart on Saturday morning......feeling chilled with a glass of wine and wondering what the next few months have in store for us.
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... it is quite shallow, and is tidal.
There are lots of boats moored in the river, but being tidal means that lots of
the boats will be high and dry at low tide. But the boats are designed to
handle it, with either double keels or outrigger stabilizers that keep the
boats level when the water disappears.
We toured around the area of Appledore, down to Heartland where we stopped at a pub for
lunch. The pub has an outdoor ...
... large. The lounge was a place where you could sit and read, do a puzzle, play a game or knit. Our hosts even lit a fire for us in the evening to add to the character of the house.
The next day we headed through the Dartmoor Forest. These have the moors going over the hills and are very sparse. Once again the scenery is wonderful and I don't know what we will do back in Hamilton. Ah well we will enjoy it while we ...
... and went into the workshop and there was a kit available for us to have a go at making a small piece of appliqué which would make the centre of a cushion. We were taught a way of doing this using a method I was not familiar with. Most of the girls in our group have not done appliqué as they are embroiderers. We worked away until we went to the cafe for our chosen lunch, mine being a delicious minted pea soup, followed by brie ...