The Victoria Hotel
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... itself for the landing was attacked by E-boats of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, resulting in the deaths of 946 American servicemen. The incident was under the strictest secrecy at the time due to the impending invasion, and was only nominally reported afterward; as a result it has been called "forgotten".
Regardless of all that we had really good fish and chips in the local pub. Well, everyone else did, I had chicken and ...
... tradition. Whilst they were gone we had to do some homework - boring!
In the afternoon we did a treasure hunt with Catherine. She did one for us and we did one for her. It was really fun until Maddy's big mouth wrecked it. Catherine thought I was getting tired so I had a bath and then got to watch a movie before dinner.
For dinner Phil made a roast with Yorkshire pudding and baked potatoes - yum! Then after dinner we had thumb wars with Phil before going to bed. Great ...
Off we go to our B&B. We are only here one night on route to Portsmouth. In the morning we take a walk down by the sea. They have a nice little pedestrian area where you can stroll along as well. It is another nice day and the dogs are all out playing in the surf. Dogs are prohibited from the beach from May to September, but it is October now and it is play time for puppies.
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We got woken up at 7am this morning and it was still dark. Terrible.
Maddy and I went downstairs to get a baguette and we had breakfast and then had to clean the apartment. It wasn't too bad - not as long as it took to clean Elle's house!
Dad wanted to be on the move by 9am and Mum had arranged for our host Cleo to meet us at 8:45am. However, she was late and didn't turn up until 9:10am so we just gave her the keys and left.
We caught the Metro from ...
... spot just outside Plymouth where it will be available for the family to use over the next 10 months until Sue and I make our next visit to England.
Tomorrow I will be driving to Bidborough to see Dad and then to Heathrow early on Sunday morning for the daylight flight back home to Kenya.
The end of a very eventful summer! But it's definitely Autumn now, so time bid everyone in England a fond farewell x