The Welbeck Hotel
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Our accommodation is a delightful B&B in Onchan, about 3km from the Start/Finish Grandstand. Greg decided to take the downstairs room and let Craig and Marg carry their gear upstairs as they are younger than us. Little did he know that the upstairs room had a bath and TV and ours only had a shower and no TV - bugger! Our Hosts, Gary and Katie are a young couple who have been married for 2 months and have made us feel very welcome, giving us ...
I woke up so sick, went back to bed and Bryan headed for the grandstand. I slept, he took many photos in the pits and of bikes parked. No racing as wind absolutely howling and rather cool. A helicopter had actually crashed on the mountain. I woke and thought I'd be well enough to go to the grandstand and join him.... Got to the township and decided no. Found a chemist and got drugs - sinus spray and cold and ...
... but it was a blessing to the boys providing they can find the fault and hope for better weather Thursday. A long night may be in store and all fingers and toes are crossd again for a finish.. We woke up Thursday morning to thick fog and rain..not a good sign at all and a lot of long faces were seen. We all sat about constantly looking outside checking the weather.By mid morning there was improvement and by lunch time it was confirmed that the race was on. I yet again ...
... I need a hot cuppa.
I stand here chatting about the TT and other bike happenings on the island for ages. The kind gentleman informs me to return to my hotel in Douglas via the "Mountain Road" and the TT race track!!
Off I go and what a road this turns out to be. On leaving Ramsey the road climbs rather steeply and has some fantastic hairpin bends up the edge of the mountain. On leaving the town I had a number of what appeared to be boy racers out for a ...
... bread. He ordered queenies when we found out they were mini scallops. They were really good. Even I liked them. I was so thirsty I had two diet cokes. My husband had a ginger beer and lime because they aren't licensed to sell beer. They had tea cups and saucers nailed to the wall all around the top shelf close to the ceiling. Wanted dessert as they had some wonderful looking things but too full. three older ladies ...