Briar Court Hotel
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... I miss I-5 today!! The English motorway system is kind of . . . . . I guess "User Unfriendly" is the nicest way to put it. We spent much of our time on the M5, M6, M62, M60, M606 going well under the speed limit of 70 because it was so crowded - EVERYwhere! There was also roadworks along about 80% of the way and we saw approximately 4 road workers actually out working. It took us 7 hours to make a 4 hour drive.
... who work there whenever we are in Otley.
This morning we mooched around OtleyTuesday market with Barbara, Jill and Gary.
Of course we stopped for coffee at Hebe's, and went into Weegmanns for pork pies for Paul and Jill. We also hit most of the charity shops in town and I finally found a cup and saucer that kinda matches the tea set I bought here about ten years ago.
I took a detour into Manor ...
... panels within the churches. These photos will keep for relatives.
The rest of our trip will almost seem like an anti-climax, as we ended up achieving some of our aims. Anyway, we are off to Shrewsbury, of which we don’t know much, then Gloucester, to finish in London. Our trip is heading to a climax and we have experienced the emotional highs of visiting our ancestral homes.
Graeme & ...
Monday 14th July - Chearsley
Moving north we drove up to Sutton Coldfield for lunch with Jean & John Topliss. They were both well & it was great to catch up again after a few years. After a very slow progress we eventually arrived at Sue & Ken's place in Wilmslow. Ken looks so much better after having his hips fixed. After dinner we drove on to ...
Up early at 6am again - we haven't fully adjusted yet to the time difference. We ate in our hotel this morning, can't call it breakfast, that would infer something reasonable which it wasn't. That said I am sure the German army surrounded at Stalingrad in 1943 would have enjoyed this eating experience.
Sue and I strolled into the town centre for a general look around and a decent coffee. Had to settle with Starbucks, not many ...