The Kingfisher Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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And so after a long flight - 12+ hours - we arrived in Paris, grabbed a quick drink and then on to Birmingham. Unfortunately, Pat's suitcase decided to stop off in Paris but will hopefully be delivered tomorrow! Back to a sunny UK, with a temperature not much cooler than Hanoi yesterday, where the blossom is in full swing. Lots of memories of a lovely holiday. ...
It was very dark and wet when we woke up to the alarm. Leanne arrived as planned and drove us to the airport. Unfortunately, as we left the M6 there was a huge tail back where we needed to go, presumably due to an accident.. We sat in it for a while, moving 100yds in 10 mins. Action was needed so we headed off towards Tamworth where we saw signs towards Coleshill. At least that was vaguely in the right direction. Between my limited knowledge and Leanne's iPhone, ...
So here we are, Clive and I, sitting outside a Burger King on the M40 Oxford service centre waiting for David to rescue us because I broke his car. It was such a nice little car too, all blue on the outside. The lights used to work but now they don't. One minute they were shining gayly out in front of us and the next minute another motorist flashed their lights at us and it was then I noticed that the lights on the console had died. Nothing, ...
... for me, taking my annual UK haul to 215 which is my highest ever. Dedicated twitchers get 300 a year, I think.
Rain had been threatened for the late afternoon but with only about 20 minutes of daylight left it was still fine however bird movement seemed to have more or less ceased so we packed up and set off for the long drive home. It took me quite a lot longer to get back to Wolves than it had to do the longer drive to Shrewsbury on a Saturday a few weeks previously.
I've been passing signs directing you to Boscobel House and White Ladies Priory for many years when driving between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton or the M6 on both the A41 and the A5 without ever thinking about visiting. Boscobel House is quite well known being the location of the oak tree in which the future King Charles II hid whilst evading capture by Parliamentarian troops (the explanation of the name of many pubs called ...