The Old White Lion Hotel
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... I miss I-5 today!! The English motorway system is kind of . . . . . I guess "User Unfriendly" is the nicest way to put it. We spent much of our time on the M5, M6, M62, M60, M606 going well under the speed limit of 70 because it was so crowded - EVERYwhere! There was also roadworks along about 80% of the way and we saw approximately 4 road workers actually out working. It took us 7 hours to make a 4 hour drive.
After a week of family celebrations, it is finally Barbara's actual birthday.
Paul and i got an early start this morning picking up some wooly stuff for Annette.
The shop is one of several businesses located inside an old woolen mill. Barbara's older sisters worked in this mill back in the 20's and 30's.
I don't spin or knit, but always enjoy visiting Adelaide Walker wool shop and the ...
... tomorrow. Brian and Maureen live in a tiny place (about 300 sq ft) with a beautiful garden and a wonderful view of the Wharfe Valley. It was quite a feat to have all 11 of us over at the sane time! We were able to use Brian's computer to Skype with Hannah, Ansel and Gavin, so Barbara could meet her newest great-grandchild.
It was a wonderful day with a wonderful family.
Just down the road is another slightly larger town of Burge Le Marsh, which also featured in her family’s history. The church and cemetery here were in a better state, even though of a similar age, but there appeared to be more money in town for the upkeep.
From here we were on our way to the township of Boston, but we decided to go via the coast, to the busy seaside town of Skegness. What mayhem for a town ...
... Then there was the walk up the steep narrow pathway to another house where she once lived. She told us how she used to run up that path. It took her a lot longer this time! It was a really fun trip down memory lane for here and it was great to see all the special places where she used to go as a child. After that, we met up for lunch with another relative. This was cousin Leonard and his wife Mavis. Leonard is the younger cousin to my Grandma. Then it was on ...