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... walked up a steep hill called Thorpe Cloud. Didn't quite get to the top as it was extremely windy and we nearly got blown over from the point we climbed to. The view was equally spectacular though. We looked South over the Peak District and across to Derby. Earlier in the day we had been talking about how England is so flat. We were surprised at the size of the hills in the Peak ...
... news from Paris which is awful, and still unfolding. Had a delicious take away as is the usual Friday evening meal here. More chat and then an early night. Have to be up earlier tomorrow as Diane and myself are going to a ladies breakfast at 8am for an 8.30 start. Cannock folk note it is a LADIES breakfast!!!. A very relaxed start to be big ...
Car arrived on time and I am now in the lounge. Just had a lovely breakfast of prawn salad and lovely coffee. This is certainly the way to travel. Must make the most of it. Birmingham airport is so much easier than Heathrow where we have travelled to Australia from in the past. Update later Now in the departure lounge in Dubai. ...
... but they had a good time and will
hopefully remember it as they (well Brodes) watch the movies and reads the books later on. It has given me a new level of appreciation for the world of cinema. The level of detail, planning and organisation is exceptional. Well worth the trip. Brody and Matt got to ride on a Broomstick through the Quidditch field, over the castle and low over the lake. Marni ...
... reaction, part fascinated with the concept of the journey we have undertaken so far and part incredulous that we consider this to be a 'holiday'.
When the bikes are stowed away, we are offered a free cup of coffee - no doubt because we look like drowned rats. The staff are really helpful. If you are ever out this way stay at the Premier Inn, they have the best beds.....had a beautiful night's sleep!!
Today 104.9 kms. Total 709.3 ...
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