The George Hotel
Travel Blogs from South Molton
washing was still damp but we hauled it in and draped in on clothes
horses etc before bed in case of rain or night dew. Another great
Thursday the 19th of
September – Any damp washing
was finished off in the dryer, breakfast done, train sorted to meet
up with Ali, bags packed and LUNCH. Jeremy had ordered a crab and it
was huge – this is what we had for lunch along ...
... because we bought two umbreallas in a $1 shop!! Insurance.
Stopped off at a small cafe for a light lunch and found our waitress was from Bideford and her niece was married to a New (Lona's Bideford family) in Northam.
After we left Ilfracoombe in bright warm sunshine we headed through Coombe Martin and wound our way back to Barnstable and home.
Out last night ...
... I told her about my mum, God rest her soul! who fought with the condition so long. Then in walked a couple of Scotsmen, Chris and Mark who both stay over at this pub on independent business. Mark was an absolute card! He is a Change Management consultant and funny as! and we talked with them and the owner Jane for ages. Jane showed us around the Manor and into a secret little doorway that led into a large "ball room"! Over ...
... bin slashin n burnin” they explained. I thought they might be Vikings and hoped they wouldn’t get on to the rapin and piligin! But their job was to come from Glasgow each day and fight the Rhododendrons. But they would burn them to minimise grow back, and I guess it leaves less of a scar over time on the landscape.
Now this is all because Rhodies are an “introduced” species. Non native to the British Isles. But I am not convinced it is ...
... on last week when I ran around the world and kept them on since.”
Yes, you’re right. It is not word for word, but you get the gist. Why are people like that? Don’t ask a question if you aren’t interested in the answer.
The Last Supper
So to the last night. I had promised another night out eating as the campsite at Sunny Lyn had said the adjacent pub does great food. But not on Monday’s, so Ironcook came up with ...