Saracens Head Hotel
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... me half an hour to cut it away. Every time I hacked a bit more of it away I thought, stay calm, be patient.
Finally, we were free and off we set again. By now we were looking for somewhere to moor and found a really nice spot. As we were tying up I was inwardly praising myself for my patience at clearing the prop, then the rope got tangled around my foot and an expletive passed my lips.
Ah well, little steps.
... years representatives and to welcome the three new successors, of which I am lucky to be one!
Listening to last year's scholars and what they have achieved left me feeling a few emotions;
1) Excited. I mean seriously, is this happening!?
2) Welcomed into a new, supportive and dynamic family.
3) Like I have a lot to ...
... than that I was struck by the sheer beauty of the vista. I was on a path that ran between two lakes. At the side of the lake were a pair of Canadian Geese with 10 goslings just having a siesta, not at all bothered by this intruder standing there watching them. The adults turned their heads to look at me and, deciding I was no threat, didn't even bother to hiss. It was as if we were all having a little shared moment and I felt really ...
In the first week of driving around Southwell we noticed a sign saying Home Made Ice Cream at Newfield Dairy. Somewhere to go later. Over the next few weeks we never went past the sign again so we checked with one of the locals (Dianne) as to its whereabouts. First left, first right out of Southwell. Still sore and feeling sorry for ourselves, MDW still bruised, we ventured off to Newark with plans ...
... reminisced about what it was like. She apologised that I was not able to have the room I had requested, the one over the front door. It had been, she said, a boxroom. It always seemed quite spacious to me. Now it has in it nothing but a giant chandelier, the floor having been removed to make a double height entry hall.
Joy and I were very pleased to be able to relate to most of the building, the bones of the place remaining recognisable still, despite everywhere having been ...