The Old Rectory
Travel Blogs from Cricket Malherbie
... now used for guest house or other accommodation and are no longer as flash (but still beautiful stone). A few have been pulled down and replaced by horrible blocks of flats. We are in a block of eleven very nice units that have replaced one (or possibly two) of these big stone houses. They are all on very big blocks. Weston super Mare has a population of around 76,000. It is nicknamed Weston Super Mud because it has the third highest tides in the ...
... then went to see where the mayflower stopped on its journey and the mayflower steps. Then we moved onto towards Buckland Abbey, the home of Sir Francis Drake that he bought with money he earned from his voyages. On our way we went through some very small villages and rounds that I believe are only for horses and way to narrow for cars. It felt like we were driving for ...
... surprises literally around every bend.
We discovered the ancient remains of the Roman city wall, churches, and beautfully restored buidings, a charming Devon village.
We fully realised we were on our holiday when we walked down to the quay and enjoyed a Cornish lager and local cider, chilling out watching the white swans on the River Exe.
We topped of our day with a lovely supper of local produce at Bill's.
... a direct walking route. We ended up doing a long walk in the flat to Brean down. Nigel had an Indian takeaway and I had sausage and chips. Nigel got up early on Saturday morning and fished with no luck :-(. We then caught a bus into Weston and came back via a shop in tescos and cooked. The weather was too windy to keep the new sun canopy up, however by the eve there was no wind at all. Tomorrow it's the 160 trip to Wales, ...
The world is babbled to pieces after
the divorce of things from their names.
Ceaseless preparation for war
is not peace. Health is not procured
by sale of medication, or purity
by the addition of poison. Science
at the bidding of the corporations
is knowledge reduced to merchandise;
it is a *****dom of the mind,
and so is the art that calls this ...