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... AIrlines. Emirates we cheaper, but seriously SIngapore beats Dubai every time. Well that's what one seasoned traveller told me, and having been to SIngapore several times in the past and loving it each time, why travel any other route! Seeing as I do not depart for 3 months, I have time to give a little background history (what do you mean boring, I haven't written it yet ! ...
... before us. Margaret, Haley & Tom stayed at a hotel and also arrived two days later, with the young lovers returning on the Thursday before us and Margaret on the Friday.
As not everybody wanted, or were able, to do exactly the same things in such a big group we'd often all meet up to visit the attractions together, while on other days some of us would do our own thing, an arrangement that seemed ...
... for me to spend a week in the sun??
Broaching the subject, yes, Nick was keen to go.
Eventually a fuller conversation was had, and I asked the leading question...
"Do you want to go and if so, who are you going to take with you?"
"You of course!"
I had supposed that a "Boy's Toys Tour" was for boys.
In our usual way, planning for time away needs careful thought.
... then to Heathrow airport, London next Friday. Steve and Tony played snooker at the Conservative Club, while Deb and Myra visited the Priory, First Site art gallery, The Minories art gallery, castle museum and shops. There were some very clever and fun exhibitions at the gallery, including those by Anthea Hamilton and Sonya Todd The priory was founded in 1103 and dedicated to St Botolph, an Abbot who died in 680. The Castle Keep was the largest ever built by the Normans around ...
... with the following seven days being equally favourable... I can live with that...!!!
The holiday actually starts tonight for us as we're having a family meal at the Toby Carvery in Chelmsford and staying over at Shaun & Anne's, which will save us travelling time in the morning.