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Today we went for breakfast at a different Aunty Janes house who they all used to know in PNG and is like Rons second mum. She made us this huge cooked breakfast and invited Margaret to come with us as well. I'm getting so confused with all the people I'm meeting and who is actually related to who... Ron and Abi know everyone... After breakfast and a chat there we headed to Tavistock to go to to the Tavistock ...
... It has some really old buildings and houses that are now tilted because they are so old. The english countryside is really beautiful and so nice to drive around in. I love the little country lanes you use to get everywhere. They are so narrow and are lined with hedges and bushes on either side so they feel so small. Most of the time only one car fits at a time so when someone comes the other way you have to pull aside and try to let them squeeze ...
Today we set off to drive to Plymouth (which is in Cornwall) with some stops along the way. First we drove an hour or two to go and check out Stonehenge because there was no way I would come to this side of the world and not see it. But you have to pay £15 ($30) plus £5 ($10) parking to just walk around in a circle around them and you can't even get close. You walk about 10 metres away behind a barrier. So we were not going to do that so ...
... can leave you, or them, very confused. Although it is rather fun to stump them with Canadian slang. Toque and poutine are common favourites. On the other hand the British have some key phrases that are necessary to learn
Canadian = British
french fries = chips
potato chips = crisps
trousers = pants
pants = underwear
line-up = queue
course (class) = module
what's up?/how are you? = alright?
... br> This week we spent 2 nights at Baltic Wharf in Bristol, met up with Heidi also bumped into John & Claire ( egg man) on the site.
Had 2 nights at Clevedon and a visited Tyntesfield
A few challenges this week the 12 volt failed then the hot water pipe burst so two visits to West Country Motor Homes. Staying in Burnham Friday night then on to Exeter for the weekend. ...