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An easy drive up - 150 miles getting 25-27 MPG from the Disco. After the previous escapades with it, a really nice smooth drive getting just above 50mph allowing for a lower gearing. Gearbox light in just a couple of times on some climbs but after a cruise it went out. Nice flat pitches although used wooden block under sink to correct levelling. Sat as ever took a little ...
... told about it by a lovely lady who is a member of the Church. She was particularly pleased to speak to us about it and insisted that we sign their visitors book. It is truly a picturesque town, typical of so many in England.
Feeling refreshed, we set our sights on Birmingham. Our ever trusty GPS system (aka Bella) delivered us to the city easily enough - it is, after all, a very big city. However, ...
... stairs. The adults, Emma and Geoff, Mark and Kerry, Chris and Rachel (formerly the kids) and Lin and Henry, John and Cheryl, Ali and Jum, Suzy and Dave. It has been 6 years since Liz's wedding when were last here, so it was really lovely to see everyone - honestly it was almost like a time warp. It didn't seem like so long had passed.
The best part though was to watch and listen to all ...
... than happy to get the bikes up to the normal landscape.
Having lost our course due to the landslide, we reset the GPS to make best time/distance to our destination. This takes us onto some busy A roads, but between bike lanes and dual use paths, we travel along without any problems. We carry on through Wolverhampton, but still the rain precludes stopping for any photos. Never mind, keep the wheels turning.
At the reception, we get ...
... to see the same guys again. I thought there was only one way to get them off my back, and that was to go to the butchers. They have knives in butchers. Big ones! I didn't see them again after that.
On Sunday Phil and I went to Argos to collect the garden furniture we'd ordered. On the way back we witnessed a Porsche going around a roundabout too quickly and slamming into the wall! That was quite entertaining! Stupid ****** going to fast. We spent a little bit ...
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