The Old Parsonage
Travel Blogs from Stafford
... ended up aiming to the left of the directed bearing - then it boomed in! Nice clean and modern shower block - only 2 of each in the block so it could get crowded peek season. Needed the longer lead for the electric hook up - just meant I could slave off the second point for the heater. Small play area - it's just out of sight of the pitches. 1/2 signal on EE but still got ...
... where we visited a tea shop and also St Mary's Church which dates back to about 1190. Unfortunately, we just missed a ceremony celebrating the opening of the Michaelmas Term of the High Court in Stafford. This is apparently to do with the Office of the High Sheriff which can be traced back more than 1000 years to the reign of a Saxon King. The service had finished only about an hour before we arrived and ...
... was fab to see all the Hobbs family together and all the cousins together....there were the kids, Rosie, Jude, Dylan, and Lily - they arrived first and slowly Marni and Brody started to get to know them. William, Jonathan, Fraser, Rory, Katie and baby Lucy arrived a bit later. It took a short while and they were have lunch together and then they were off playing in all the different rooms and ...
... was the talk of the town. People at work were joking that they were going to be snowed in and won't be able to get home. Note that the snow wasn't sticking to the grown but there were some significant flakes.
Next question, does anyone in the UK heat their bathrooms?! Logan and I are both fairly certain that bathrooms are colder than outside in most public areas. It's almost as if you need to get dressed in your winter clothes just to pee. It's absurd. That is ...
... stairs. Dave is actually able to carry his bike fully laden all the way to the top. Tina struggles up a couple of the steps, after which Dave assists with carriage to the top.
We travel along the canal path, but this is well under the lay of the land, so apart from the occasional canal boat, there is nothing much to look at. The path was also less than suitable as a bike path, so when a section had been closed due to a land slide, we ...
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