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Well little Willbee groupies... Willbee went to school in Grasmere today. Well we visited a tiny little school called Church of England Grasmere School. Grasmere is a town where Beatrix Potter grew up and wrote her tales of Peter Rabbit a and Jemima Puddleduck. Maybe your teachers will show you some of these little stories. As part of their learning about Beatrix Potter the students made a veggie ...
Very windy overnight and for most of the day with scattered showers. John, Bella and Edward were all sick during the night, John's as a result of trying whisky with James at the Anchor!! Bella was still not feeling well for most of the day. James and Sarah went to Gatehouse of Fleet and Kirkcudbright and visited GG on the way back. Alix and John set off for the animal park near Kirkcudbright while we looked after Bella, but as it started to rain again they had a drive around the area ...
Raining for most of the day today, so everyone is taking it easy. Christine brought GG over in the late morning. She was very excited to see everyone and coped really well. After lunch, the young ones went for a walk and the rest of us had some shut eye. We Facetimed Carole and Mike who were at Alison's with her family which GG really ...
... Partly cloudy, light breeze and in the high 60’s. We paddle for about 3 hours going the full length of the lake and back with a stop at an island for lunch, about 7 miles total. The water is pretty warm and I wade around the beach. Families are swimming in the crystal clear water. There’s lots of people enjoying the area. Most either in canoes, kayaks or sail boats. Kids are playing pirate ...
Moving further westwards, our next stop was the Housesteads Roman Fort - a dramatic fortress perched high on the top of a hill, from where you could see for miles in all directions. The remains are quite substantial: apart from the garrison headquarters, a hospital and the commandant's home, there were barracks there that housed some 800 soldiers for the 300 years of the fort's occupation. There ...
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