The Portsmouth Arms Inn
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Sorry family and friends, today is a sick day. I started feeling worse as the day progressed. My throat became sore and a little constricted. I had a tough night and got up in the middle of the night to take more aspirins and gargle with salt water. Unfortunately, I took it into the downstairs bathroom, threw back my head and saw two daddy-long-leg spiders on the ceiling. I almost swallowed the salty water! Gross.
Whiny and miserable I looked outside and ...
... pepper, mushrooms and some really nice pork chops and steak. I also got some nice local cheeses and Michael got some honey for his oatmeal that came from a hive behind the store!
We took a few photos of the wildness of the ocean today on the way home. I also wanted to get out of the car to take photos of our perilous driveway at the cottage. When I started walking up the driveway to get the shots I noticed our front door was open and people ...
... shots of the surfers and then stopped in one of our locals, The Thatch, for refreshment. The local beer is called Tribute and Michael seems to like it. I had an Earl Grey tea. We had a nice surprise when we walked home in the form of a note pushed under the door from the property manager offering to come in and clean the cottage and wash the bedding on Friday. Yes, please!!
As well as the Devon Cream Tea, one of the things on my To Do list here is ...
... stuff. I couldn't find a hunk of parmesan to grate, only powdery stuff in an envelope. And the nectarines were smooshy. waawaawaa. I know. The strawberries, raspberries and blueberries are good, though.
We're thinking of going to the pub tonight to check it out.
It was another beautiful sunny gorgeous day and the bay was filled with surfers and swimmers. I do love it here, aside from my whining.
bit warm. After leaving here we went to Saltash to catch a boat around
past the naval dockyards to Plymouth harbor. The boat left from under
the Tamar River rail bridge , built by Brunel. Plymouth was just
bustling with activity being a fine warm Sunday. Lovely harbor, some
quaint shops , pubs and cafes line the Marina.The Mayflower memorial is
quite striking and one of the American ladies is a ...