The Bell Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... any! Up ahead, I meet up with Ian to walk on to Cookham. Here the path leaves the riverbank, bypassing Cookham Lock and taking us into the village. It's a pretty place with red brick cottages and a few posh shops with windows all dressed up for Christmas. The artist, Stanley Spencer, was born here and was said to push his paints around the village in a dolls pram which is now housed in the village art gallery - sadly it's closed. The path takes us through ...
... and looking absolutely identical to how he does now, in 1989 when I was at Nursery school... I saw in the local paper yesterday or the day before that apparently he has retired from busking now, though.
After this quick look round the market we had lunch at Little Marrakesh, a Moroccan restaurant I'm very fond of. They do a good set lunch deal; a starter and main for £9.95. They do an amazing salmon steak with vegetables in a creamy sauce, served sizzling in a tagine. ...
Rather a meagre breakfast at the Bell. The rain started before I left and there was a heavy shower as I rolled into Newbury. The sun came out then and it was fine all day. The towpath started ok but soon became a single muddy track through chest-high nettles and cow parsley. Worst of all were the roots sticking up everywhere, some dangerously parallel to the bike tyres. I walked the bike most of the way until ...
... People lovely but hard to read with many dead pan faces and not to many smiles I until they know you. Moscow beautiful bigger than London more congested more manic. Siberia beautiful constant ups and downs rivers excellent camping and fantastic roads that go on and on for the whole day, lovely friendly people. Middle of the country trees and lakes hills and beautiful scenery. If you don't want to ride the country ride to Moscow get the train to Novobirsk and ride on to ...
To some extent I am hoping that India lives up to the cliche of being the 'life changer/eye opener' that the older generations describe it as. It's not that I haven't been exposed to life's realities or seen other cultures in action before, but the mundane life of an 'educated' middle class bobkin is somewhat dry and tedious. In the morning I depart for Mumbai, a city where they say the contrast between rich and poor is ...