The Green Dragon Hotel
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Had a big sleep. Was going to do a short walk but when we were about to start the rain came pouring in. Arun and I decided to stay at the hostel while Pete went around Rydal and Grasmere. (Although called the Lakes District, the area only has one "lake" — Brassenthwaite.) We had pumpkin soup and a sandwich for lunch when the weather improved. Took a short walk to Grasmere for some photos. There was snow on the hill-peaks but was not too cold. Peter ...
... filled with hay) wake up on the wrong side (chamber pot was always kept on one side of the bed) put your foot in it (stepping into the chamber pot). Shakespeare was buried in front of the altar at the church. Weather was good in Stratford. There had been some frost but no snow and the temperature quickly rose above freezing. Had a Roast Pork Bap in the Henley Road marketplace. The ...
... but despite that I trudged into town and up the hill to give the Elephant and Camel vegetarian restaurant a try for lunch.
The cafe is a very quirky little place, which unfortunately was empty the whole time I was there – but the coffee and home made soup was great, I’m only disappointed that the bread was a little less than appealing and I didn’t have space for a cake. I will be back next time I’m passing through.
... roughly 8 bacon sandwiches in my first 2 days home... safe to say I missed bacon! Ahhhhh well, YUMMY! I managed to rekindle my love of House series 1-3 and Doctor Who season 4, all round a goooood Toussaint! Off back to France on Saturday morning for another 6 weeks before Christmas - wooooooo! xo
Just an update, I'm all packed ...
... to me. We walked a bit near the lake and had lunch at the lakeside cafe. We did a little shopping, then parted for a night in Manchester. It was sad to leave Barbara and Nick, but we'll see them again soon, I'm sure. Anhgus dared to hitch a ride with us back to the hotel, where we were all staying near the airport. I dropped off the rental car, proud to have not hit a single curb in this one. Kim and I will pack, so we're ready to catch our flights back home tomorrow ...
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