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In every Han for himself I had the
advantage of being on a plane to Beijing with a plateful -ok a spoonful of caviar in front of me, not to mention a harem of happy Dutch flight attendants intent on stuffing me to bursting point with stroopwaffels. This time I have a National Express.
It's interesting how as a teenager you flock to Amsterdam, by 30 it's Eindhoven,
... tablets that have been dug up and from which records of daily life 100 AD have been interpreted..
After another brief Tesco experience we set out from home to Prudhoe castle supposedly within walking distance. After walking for more than an hour and spotting the castle high on the hill we changed our minds and returned taking only a couple of wrong turns and finally solving the problem of the missing bridge!
Friday and we took the local train into the city. ...
We leave Woodbridge and head to the coast visiting a couple of little towns along the way, Pretty scary roads but beautiful countryside. We make our way north and end up in Sunderland for the night which is on the coast. It raining and almost blizzard conditions when we arrive and very difficult to find accommodation, Eventually we get some and then rooms had to change because wifi wouldn't work, Enjoyed some nice fish and chips int he new ...
... UK is not the same as in Australia. For a start the temperature was struggling to get into double figures and we were wearing all our cold weather clothes at once together with hats and scarves. The prices on the CC site are exactly double what we paid in Oz and even the cost of washing in their laundry machine was double. There are other differences which I will say more about later.
Despite the chilly weather we had a good trip on the Skipton to ...
... a very successful mission and enough was found to occupy the whole afternoon! After Leanne (Simons daughter) arrived we had a lovely walk through the village as AT LAST the sun has come out and the sky it blue - yeah!!
Mum produced a beautiful lamb roast dinner with all the trimmings including her legendary gravy (she has certainly not lost her touch) with bannoffi pie for pudding. Then more games before bed. ...