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We are now moored up in Hemingford Grey where we used to live, ready for the Regatta later today. It is the oldest village regatta in the country and only residents of Hemingford Grey and Hemingford Abbots can take part in the rowing, canoeing or punt races. There are 170 - 180 races planned for all ages from 7 to 70, so it should be a great day, especially as the weather is playing it's part as well.
... the pub was air conditioned.
"You never know what's round the corner", is one of our favourite sayings, weed and fishing line round the propeller to a "Danish Camp" in the middle of the Cambridgeshire countryside. Maybe not quite as strange as you think, as the Danes, Vikings then in AD 870, used the River Ouse to invade this part of Britain.
... that had canal boats coming and going, people fishing on the riverbanks and had a jolly good time.
Ted , Janice and Len joined us and we really enjoyed the food.
Last night I had cooked tea, it was a tin of Confeit of Duck ( I had got it in Calais) for 6 euros). and roast vegies, so the rest of the duck was for lunch and I wish I had bought more tins as it was absolutely delicious. Melvyn enjoyed himself as there was lots of ...
... up to the cemetery to Dad's grave. The day was nice and sunny and I believe Joan and Len really enjoyed themselves.
That night we had a lovely dinner at Dens place , I made a Pavlova, we had fresh handpicked by myself strawberries and fresh blackberries Kerry had picked after a few jabs of stinging nettle and Jeff and Pat , Joan and Len, Den and Dave and me and Kerry had a lovely evening.
Jeff took a few ...
... chips too. It was ok.
Drove on to Mels and Mags and found them up at the farm getting organized for the big hooley the next day.The new barn looks great and some decos had been put up and during the day the lights and flags and tables and all were set up and ready.
The farm yard area was turned into a kids playground, with bouncy castles, merry go rounds, ice cream van, tractor rides, quad bike rides, JCB digging, a treasure hunt and then once ...