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Leaving Dover at 9am, we struggled through the English traffic to Milton Keynes, and Bletchley Park.
A lot of work has gone into making this a worthwhile place to visit, and on the whole it works. The kids found the multimedia guides interesting, and there were enough interactive exhibits (even if some of them didn't entirely work) to keep them interested.
Lunch, and off home!
All the animals seem well, phew.
Audio: Asif Avidan: One day/Reckoning song (Wankelnut Remix)
The day is finally here...after far too many months of talking about it...many more months of thinking about it....I'm off!
Ok so I haven't packed....I haven't checked I can actually use my bank card abroad and I have only the first step in my trip anywhere close to planned (Find Barbara!....yup that's it!)
And I'll be ...
... be doing Job C so I would move again, and inevitably it would come back to why aren’t you doing Job A? Essentially, too many chefs in the kitchen, so I finally stopped listening to the soux chefs and focused on jobs from the master chef, and the day improved. But it was long. We started at 8AM and our last student didn’t check in until 12:30AM. Also didn’t leave a lot of time for meals, since we couldn’t close up shop to go eat. ...
... I decided I did have better thigns to do, skipped the gift shop, and walked out through the Gardens. This presented a few interesting detours until I found out where I was and decided to look for the only other thing that interested me on the last: the Museum of the History of Science. I've been through several Natural History museums and they impress me less and less, so I figured I might as well try the history of science. Lots of old instruments in ...
... started to sing, the other fans just tried to outsing them.
The behaviour of the fans and the performance of the players was such a contrast to what I saw up in Manchester yesterday with the racist and petty chanting that I was once again proud to be from Belfast!
I can see on reflection that I have actually jinxed Irish sport now with McIlroy crashing his way out of contention in the Masters. Oh well. We still have the rugby and cricket..