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... Plus both planes were decorated with Christmas deccorations, so we really started to get into the Christmas spirit!
Finally, at 8pm on Friday 7th December 2012 we walked through arrivals at London Heathrow, 392 days since we left last year. Both our families were there waiting for us, and it was a great welcome home, they were even armed with advent calenders for us to catch-up on! It's hard to believe it's been a year, we both said on the plane it ...
... collect at some point this week. All other visas we will sort out along the way.
I don't really know where to start in terms of journal entries, so for now I will keep it short and say I intend to keep an up to date blog, which i hope will be entertaining to read and keep you amused along the way.
I'll check back in a few days time with something productive to say and hopefully a tad more interesting to read.
... hymns and psalms. Even the sermon is inspiring, and the overall experience is so much more enlightening than just a guided tour around the building.
After the service, we wander around the magnificent cathedral. We see the spot where Thomas Becket was assassinated by followers of Henry II, and his shrine, which even today is a centre for pilgrimages. We see fascinating ...
... advice is expedient.
It’s easy to find our way to Maidstone, but difficult to navigate the city streets. One false turn ends us up in the paid parking lot for the neighbouring shopping precinct. Not to worry. As well as getting our supplies at the supermarket, we also get to tour the rather scruffy mall.
When we get ...
... gear, I also have an awesome Women's Osprey 65L rucksack to put it all in, courtesy of my Step Dad :) As the flight is getting closer the variations of "how to get a free upgrade" is an increasingly popular phrase in my google search bar - so far, nothing!
With the arrival ...