Great Barr Hotel
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Travelled from Edinburgh to Warwick. Visited Warwick Castle and Ann Hathaways birthplace. Ann Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. She was 10 years older than him. Stayed at the Hilton hotel and had our farewell dinner. I ended up with laringytis and ...
... housed and shops. Much has been made of the fact that William Shakespeare was born, married and died here. Ron and I took a pleasant walk along lanes and past quaint cottages to Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and garden - Anne was Shakespeare's wife and the Hathaway's lived in the cottage for 13 generations. A very well preserved and maintained building with great examples of 14th and 15th century furniture, including the bed Anne slept in when she lived ...
I have officially been living in London for two months now and I really cannot believe how at-home I feel and how much I have adapted to the city. I mean, I regularly drink tea now (alongside my coffee, of course), I give people directions on what seems like a daily basis, and I caught myself accidentally rolling my eyes at tourists while in Camden Town today. I am completely in my element here and that feels so great to say.
The past ...
... getting to them and they've decided to be shut that day!!! Grrrrrr! Not good for business people!
Tori was AMAZING as usual. Just her and her pianos. I had a really emotional moment in one of the songs, the way she performed it was just breathtaking.
That was the quick jaunt to Birmingham. Seeing as it is so close, it might be a good place to go to other concerts as well when they come up.
... flight was riddled with turbulence we all got shaken around and at one point one of the trolleys nearly tipped over. Landed in Birmingham and did a very embarrassing happy dance! Got to the rental car stand and got the details. Headed over to the car lot and searched for ages for the bay number because we kept thinking that car in bay 13 couldn't be ours. Turns out it was and the car turned out to be a BMW, we were all giddy. I've never been in a car so fancy so for me it ...
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