Village Hotel & Leisure Club Maidstone
Travel Blogs from Maidstone
... poem/thing that not only embraces my love for trapeze, but also gives you an insight into the leap I have taken into the unknown. I have learnt to fly.
"Sometimes, I feel that my life is a series of trapeze swings. I’m either hanging on to a trapeze bar swinging along or, for a few moments, I’m hurdling across space between the trapeze bars.
Mostly, I spend my time hanging on for dear life to the trapeze bar of the moment. It carries me ...
Well today started face to face with a dinosaur at the Museum of Natural history. From there we travelled past more types of dinosaurs than I can imagine. Next we moved into the hall of mammals. We saw a world of taxidermy that stretched around the globe. It stated with a human, then went to the three egg laying mammals (I thought the Duck billed platypus was the only one, I'll let you Google the other two), next we were onto marsupials and the list just continued from there ...
... Charles Rolls, Wilbur and Orville Wright and Thomas Sopwith among others.
Following on from our weekend of Boy's Toys, here we ran into those Short Brothers again.
The Wright brothers commissioned the Short brothers to build 6 Wright flyers. Eustace, Oswald and Horace Short known for their hot air balloons set up a factory on Sheppey and turned their hand to powered flight.
There is a partially sunken ship from WW2 out to sea here. The SS Ric********tgomery sank ...
Alarm set for 0630, woke up and promptly fell back asleep only to wake up at 1000 leaving just enough time for a bit of last minute panic stations. "Where's my Ipod; we forgot the passport photos etc" Of all the days to choose to do it we even managed to finish putting the shed up before we left so that we don't come back to a makeshift indoor swimming pool in 3 months.
With the bags packed and the house fully ...
... disappointed that the Olympic flame is not visible – u can only see it from within the stadium. The basketball started with Aust v France. Although we lost, great game with a score equalling 3-pointer by Oz within the final second – one of those moments that makes u leap from your seat. Forced time-on, but we lost. Then Russia v Brazil. After our Olympics experience, we trained back into the main part of London and walked the Monopoly Board – Bond ...
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