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... lot more about her and her family. Her husband was in the bombing raid on Arnhem and coined the phrase "A Bridge Too Far".
Then across to Dartmoor and Princetown, site of H.M. Prison for really bad criminals! Met up with old friends Jo and Andrew for lunch at The Plume of Feathers pub, where I had been many times in the past when I lived nearby. ...
Set off to get to our next destination and close another circle. John O'Groats to Land's End.
First went to The Lizard, the most southerly point in mainland England and less well known. Old life boat station from the 1800s and spectacular cliffs.
Then to Land's End, the most westerly point on the UK mainland, to close another circle. ...
Lazy day, with late brekkie. Drove with Liz and John via Torpoint and then Millbrook to Maker Heights, when we sat outside to eat lunch overlooking Cawsand - amazing in late November!
Then walked across Mt Edgecombe parkland along an inlet from the sea to Cremyll, when we had a drink in the old pub, the Edgecombe Arms, before walking back; in all, about 3 miles.
Lovely lazy dinner in front of a roaring fire. So good to see our old pals ...
What do they have on a farm called "Goose Slade Farm"? Geese, that screeched ALL night!
We drove to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. Devoted to the history of British naval aviation. Great display of aircraft, shipping, a Concorde, and simulated trip in a helicopter then up into the bridge of the the aircraft Carrier "Ark Royal." All brilliantly set out in four enormous hangars, and even I enjoyed it all.
Then set off again and had our LAST ferry ride - ...
... driving through a woodland tunnel.
We started our tour in the grand hall where we found a team of locals preparing an enormous wreath for Christmas that is hung each year and stretches the full length of the castle hall. The wreath becomes a floral rope as wide as your waist, studded with dried flowers in a background of New Zealand pittosporum! It forms a colourful backdrop for concerts and carols in the lead up to Christmas every year.
Leaving the castle ...