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... after and we took a drive to Windermere for more photos and a quick walk. Everything combined to create some great scenery, the setting sun making golden the high fields, and the leave-less woods and trees. Roads and fields in the area, as well as many streams and paths were bordered by chest high stone walls that wandered as high as the snow line. Came back to see Wordsworth's grave at Grasmere's St Oswolds. Then went to buy some food from the supermarket for ...
Today was mainly a day for travelling. Breakfast again from the supermarket next to the hostel. Left relatively early for Stratford-upon-Avon. Saw Shakespeare's old family home, the site of his marital home and his grave (inside the local Holy Trinity Church). At the first home, we learnt the explanations for a few phrases, like sleep tight (beds had to be tightened) hit the hay ...
... the year.
I was limited on time during my short visit, but will be back as soon as I can. My final stop en route home was of course Bowness-On-Windermere to check out the memorial trees and a recommended vegetarian restaurant.
The weather wasn’t the greatest as I ventured out to Cockshott point to check on the trees (the main reason for my trip as well as my aunt's 60th birthday celebrations) and do maintenance on ...
Well, incase you're wondering if I'm dead, or have been drunk for the past 2 weeks, I came home :) I decided realistically spending 2 weeks by myself doing work and not much else would drive me crazy so I came home - a well needed rest! Nothing much to say, I cut my hair, did some shopping, created some lesson plans and slept - a lot. I ...
... Campbell set the world water speed record at about 141 mph. His son, Donald, later set consecutive records in the 50's and 60's, and at one point, actually held the land and water speed records at the same time. The last time he broke the record he hit about 320 mph, piloting the Bluebird K7, after which he lost control, crashed, and died instantly. So, I guess he didn't get to celebrate that one. At the museum, we saw a replica of the K7, which looked more like rocket ...
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