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We are 7 sleeps away from our Australian travels and are pretty much set to go! Yesterday we picked up our money, it feels new and a little like Monopoly money ;-) Matt enjoyed rolling in it! We also received our final e-ticket confirmation from Malaysia Airlines :-) and we have all paperwork printed and ready to go! This time next week we will behalf way to Sydney, where it is currently 21 degrees at ...
At last the day for departure arrived with a blanket of snow to greet us and confirm that it,s a good plan to be heading for the sun. We were ready to leave early. Sue came with Robin and took us to Welwyn North where we met Lynne and chatted all the way to Leicester Square. we carried on to Heathrow and started with a G &T and a chat with a nice man from Melbourne. Overshadowing all are my thoughts about ...
Number of bottles of beer (probably a reason for last stat): approx 550
Number of bowls of noodles: approx 180
Number of sick days: NONE
(On request) Number of temper tantrums: None
Number of times lost: NONE
So, there we go with the stats. All in all a great trip and has given us plenty of ideas for other trips we may do so watch this space. Thanks for all your support and reading the blogs throughout, we hope you have enjoyed it.
... walk next door to the restaurant situated at the Premier Inn which I do recommend (baked camembert) :). Great location for the Science/Business Park and reasonably easy to get into town via taxi, or a long walk.
Premier Inn (A14) (website)You always get what you expect from a Premier Inn. A little more upmarket that the Travelodge next door and a much better restaurant. There is quite ...
... recruited for this secret work.
Tommy Flowers was another man with a brain the size of a planet.
He was brought in to help Turing break the German Lorenz code machine, and basically built the first computer, Colossus.
After the war, Churchill ordered that this was broken up into pieces no bigger than a man's hand. Well, Colossus takes up a sizeable room, as we can see today, as one was rebuilt in 1996 and is now on view.
There was a ...