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... a pre test and a post test is not measuring improvement
... a Dresselhuis record of 21 000 steps, but that wasn't before we had stopped at Mcdonalds and had a marvellous experience of stroopwafel mcflurries. I mean, stroopwafels and ice cream are fantastic on their own, but the combination of the two together...?!!!! Needless to say, they were fantastic and I am quite sure that our family will attempt to crush up some stroopwafels and mix it in vanilla ice cream when we get home.
... which was delightful and I greatly enjoyed it. Being under 25 it cost me a grand total of €2 (I almost fell over on being told this) and you receive a audio gadget like a large walkie talkie which will automatically play you the music of the instrument your viewing if it has the audio symbol in front of it. The collection of instruments was large and varied across time and continents. They also had an excellent exhibition on the creator of the saxophone. After this I walked ...
... that today was not the day to be outside so
we found a bar, took a seat and had a couple of beers. The bar tender was very friendly and it bar was low key which was nice. The back wall was completely covered in different currencies from around the world which were fun to look through. After a little while, we headed off to grab some grub. The weather had lightened up a bit, was still cold and windy but at least the rain had stopped. We found a place to eat dinner, we split a ...
... which happened to be my birthday. At the Castle we were able to view the Scottish Crown jewels where are beautiful and the crown worn by Mary Queen of Scots which is simply beautiful red velvet with lots of Scottish pearls on and has a ring of garnets around on the gold edge beside it sits the Stone of Scone with the break visible which happened when it was 'rescued ' or (stolen) from Westminster abbey by students in the 1960s. We spent most of the day on the Royal ...