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An early start this morning and as usual we got an earlier train , which was boarding in 5 mins, so we arrived in Dover before we had left France.
The worst thing that struck us was the awful state of the English roads. The concrete M20 is diabolical. What on earth foreign visitors must think - its an awful welcome to the country.
The Spanish road system is superb and the French roads were all open in snow and ice.
This was ...
... narrow roads and a creek fording to reach the Acres Down carpark. Fortunately we had a 'text' description of the 5 km walk and didn't get lost. Along the way we saw Larch trees, pines, a dog, a horse with its rider, and a bicycle. Back in the car the GPS had to recalculate when we took an extra turn and the back seat driver panicked when the road became really thin, and pot-holed. They began to call out to turn around ...
... Like the Bayeux Tapestry, not tapestry as such, but an enormously long appliqué / embroidery work of art telling the story of
D-Day. So impressive, followed by a very good museum display.
Then we went to stay with great friend Jane, whom we had visited in ...
We spent a couple of nights with Grant's brother Mal in a town near Portsmouth and had a chance to look around the area. This is classic Midsommer Murders country and I felt a little disappointed every time I opened a door and no body fell out. We started our touring day at a little stone church on a hill in the middle of nowhere. St Hubert's of Idsworth dates from 1053 and still has regular services. No ...
... also 'show' horses, and have about nine at present. The cows have been in a barn since November as the weather has been awful. Usually by now they are out in the fields calving, but the calves wouldn't have survived the freezing cold. John had met Sue before....when he was 6! They both, at the same time, greeted each other with "You haven't changed a bit!" Stopping off on the way home at ASDA we were amazed to ...