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Number of bottles of beer (probably a reason for last stat): approx 550
Number of bowls of noodles: approx 180
Number of sick days: NONE
(On request) Number of temper tantrums: None
Number of times lost: NONE
So, there we go with the stats. All in all a great trip and has given us plenty of ideas for other trips we may do so watch this space. Thanks for all your support and reading the blogs throughout, we hope you have enjoyed it.
... anything was being fried you were surely going to leave smelling of it too. Good location and parking on site, very homely and I would recommend at the top of the B&B experience that I have had in this city.
There were others, but these were all within the under £100 budget and I have judged them all on the basis of a few days stays rather than just the odd night, unless stated.
... blown away by the wonderful way in which it was presented, I was actually looking forward to seeing it.
Just on the outskirts of Cambridge, Duxford is a large collection of hangars stuffed full with aeroplanes, militaria and wartime exhibits. The first hangar we went into was huge. It has aeroplanes from the earliest of Wright brothers paper, string and glue types right up to Concorde.
Being slightly claustrophobic, ...
... at 2pm, so we were in the zone.
Cold and dank does not begin to cover it.
The place is run by volunteers. You know the sort.
A prize collection of passionate geeks.
When I asked one of the group later what she thought about the museum, she said:
"I wanted to ask the girl what on earth she was doing there and had she ever washed her hair..."
There were rooms full of engines, brightly polished and much loved; brassy ...
... coded messages faster. Alan Turing was one of the brains behind cracking the enigma code, but his homosexuality resulted in a criminal prosecution in 1952 and he died two years later from cyanide poisoning.
Bletchley Park itself was secret, as was the work which went on there.
Many of the documents concerning this period are still classified... and it is only recently, in 2009 that Alan Turing received a public pardon.
There were many ...