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... the previous castle built 200 metres away,) and enlarged in 1635, it was sacked by Protestants in the later 1600s and left to rot. Almost no-one else there, a very informative ticket seller to fill in the history, we had a great time. Brilliant sunny day too. We were so lucky. We also looked at the foundations of the first castle.
Then drove back along the shore of Solway Firth to another farm camp. Distant echoes of fireworks, this being Guy Fawkes ...
... premature age of 41.
I left Mrs Wilson's cafe with a huge sense of loss - yet Kathleen's life was not a tragic one. In the ten years of her fame she achieved more than most singers achieve in a lifetime.
(adapted from The Kathleen Ferrier Society)
... was established under William the Conqueror and a number of men who held the role were very powerful, but apparently, they got a bit too big for their boots, so in the 1300s, the King (not sure which one) made the city a royal city which means that the title is now held by the Monarch’s eldest son, so Earl of Chester is one of the many titles held by Charles.
Another fun thing that we did in Chester was to meet another of Maurice’s family. ...
... our guide book did us proud. It has detailed maps showing stiles, kissing gates, everything to guide us on the right path, plus there were occasional signs and arrows, so we didn't panic about taking the wrong path. All good! Tomorrow is also a challenging day, but now I feel we can face it. Think I will take a couple of ibuprofen tonight anyway, just in case!! Then we have a couple of shorter days....this is such ...
We are at this moment in our 4th train, travelling from Liverpool to St. Bees!! So thought I would write up the day so far, plus put in the things I forgot to say yesterday, as I can't concentrate on reading, as have to keep looking out the window at the gorgeous scenery - this green and pleasant land.... First, yesterday I forgot to mention that we went to a little museum of Port Sunlight - gave good history of its origins, and about Lever. He was a grocer's son and worked ...
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