The Crown Hotel
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... and Tudor houses about in the centre of town.
The hotel looks old and rickety from outside so I stop there, thinking a cheap,character place is in order.
I park in the old barn out the back, and carry my stuff around and into the loby.
The passageways are crooked and narrow and the place feels old.
The rooms are gorgeous!
The hotel had a refit only recently and it feels like luxury.
The bed is big and soft. The ...
... fresh in our minds. There were so many relics, props and sets from the movie and it was fun to see how they created a lot of the magic. Lucas even had a chance to ride a broomstick! I was enchanted with Diagon Alley, Lucas loved everything including the 3 story bus, Anthony was impressed with the sketches and pictures used to design the sets and Brad (as well as the rest of us) was blown away with the giant model of Hogwarts. We literally had goosebumps as we rounded the ...
We wanted to do a few more locks to leave Hemel so we took the boats into Fisheries Lock, and started to fill it. In the pound above, a recently burnt out wooden boat came to the surface and was sucked down onto the lock blocking our exit. With a old piece of rope and a boat hook Henry and James managed to move it off to one side and tie it up clear of the lock.
As we left, Hazel took down the canopy walls, with a view to lowering the pram ...
... Oil pressure is low - added oil, but made no difference. Pressure starts high (around 70 psi) in morning. Then as car warms up drops way down to 20 psi. Compression test done a few weeks ago revealed nothing untoward - all cylinders have acceptable pressure levels. Not using ...
... ways of getting an upgrade, however as we have no airmiles clocked already, I expect we'll be at the bottom of this large list of people trying the same thing! Still, can't hurt right!?
I will also be dressing relatively smartly - actually no different than I usually would, but perhaps with a little more jewellery - and looking extra excite when we egt to the checkin desk.
Any further tips let me know!