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I spend my time between the vibrant, happening, cosmopolitan world of Chorlton Manchester and the utter opposite in quiet, yet exciting on a beautiful scale, Tregiffian is a small hamlet to the west of Penzance and above one of my favourite beaches in the world, the simple Gwenver or Gwyner Beach near ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...
... unfortunately only saw the rain. We left a day after some of our friends and they hit the muddy path in a downpour and resembled Dr Foster. DOUBLE LOSERS! Overall Nick and I were smitten with this place, and couldn't believe that children didn't see it for the untamed beauty that it was. Who cares if they only had two horse rides and the sandpit closed at 6pm? Nothing could beat going to sleep to the sound of the geese fighting off a persistent fox, with an epic view of the ceiling.
... We jostled for position with hordes of German tourists, each vying for the best photograph of the white water over-whelming the pizzeria and the Cornish smock shop. This morning it's the village farmers' markets, but for many it's a day to clean up after the floods, mopping out the salty water, sea-weed and sand.
London seems remote here, somehow irrelevant to every-day life, and ...
... all sung hymns along with the church choir, which, naturally, I loved. Being able to emerge out into the sunshine made it all that more magical, accompanied by the church bells that we had seen the bell-ringers practising on before the ceremony started.
In what James and Ash said was typical Christo fashion, a minute-by-minute plan had been drawn up and distributed to anyone involved behind the scenes, and according to that, everyone was to arrive ...