Dragon House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Minehead
... walked to one of the two local pubs for a drink then back
home to bed.
Wednesday the 18th
of September – after
breakfast the sun was shining through clouds as we walked around the
charming village of Whimple. It is very pretty with some thatched
houses and an impressive church where Janthia and Roger are
bell-ringers. We enjoyed lunch at the other pub – curry for for
... By the time we got back to The Coach House, the Rudolph children were all returning from their various outings to cricket and Guy had retuned from his Board meeting in Amsterdam. We had a lovely dinner and Guy introduced Pete to Armagnac. Luckily that took the edge off watch us lose 2 Americas Cup races (sigh). Although it did increase his ranting a bit. He is not feeling so flash this morning ...
... on. I do think the Nuke bars and energy drinks have something to answer for. So there I was, scuttling across the grass to the toilets, and starting to understand that this was such an emergency that would have warranted using Dora. But not far to go, and then up some steps hoping that at least one of the two cubicles would be free. As I entered, to my relief I saw both were available; take the nearest one. Every second counts. Get in, and getting ...
... 8221; You couldn’t make it up! I wonder if He knows about that. Running ominously downhill along the diversion I suddenly and instinctively had to duck, dive to the side, backstep and close my eyes all in one movement. This would probably be my best dance move ever if you were to put it to music. But just in time as a branch and twigs hit my face and closed eyelids.
Walking through the valley of the shadow of ... no, not really. Walking ...
... have only had a couple of short, sharp showers, a bit of drizzle and some mist over the whole run. Anyway, my cagoule remained on the whole way to Saunton, running along the very sandy bridle path behind Woolacombe beach and around Baggy Point. Woolacombe beach was as empty as it had been when we took the girls there on their first holiday aged 12months. They were the days when you could find some sand to sit on even when the sun was shining; and ...