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washing was still damp but we hauled it in and draped in on clothes
horses etc before bed in case of rain or night dew. Another great
Thursday the 19th of
September – Any damp washing
was finished off in the dryer, breakfast done, train sorted to meet
up with Ali, bags packed and LUNCH. Jeremy had ordered a crab and it
was huge – this is what we had for lunch along ...
... Regis to meet a friend of Sheree's who lives nearby, Becca. Lyme Regis is a great seaside town with rows of beach huts in different colours. It is famous for its fossils (tempting to make a Pete joke here). We walked/stumbled over rocks, stones and mud along the beach for quite a way until we came upon an ammonite graveyard. Hugely impressive and exiting and we even found some fossils. A fossil ...
... Castles have to be up so high! We then headed off to Washford to see the medieval Cleeve Abbey that dates back to 1191. www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/pro perties/cleeve-abbey/ We caught up with Leonie and Glenn who we're also looking at the Abbey then they were heading off to Lands End. After looking over the abbey, Rod and I drove 150 yards down the road to the White Horse Inn and had a bite to eat, nothing like the ...
Accidents will happen
The day started off ignominiously. I have been observing the rule fairly religiously that we use Dora's toilet only for a number one visit, except for dire emergencies. I wish I could say the same for Giuli, who conjures up such emergencies and I have to do the emptying as you will recall. Most mornings I manage to get that cup of tea in bed, before nature’s call. This morning, I realised I wasn’t going to even have time to put ...
... pasta meal. Delicious. But we still thought a trip to the pub would be sociable; I am certainly a lot more relaxed this time down here! The Cottage Inn is to be recommended with good pints of Tawny and Bass; the landlord had opened especially for the local pool team to practice. He was a former gamekeeper from Norfolk way, and informed us that the Clovelly Shoot could cost around £10,000 and you’d have the company of Madonna, The Queen (as in her majesty) and the ...