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Which brings me in a roundabout way to the topic of this entry-- Cotswold characters.
The Cotswolds seems to have fairly distinctive groups. Not many, but distinctive in a very generalised sort of way.
Just to confuse things, it's quite common to cross-dress and blend in with a group that isn't yours by natural inclination or whatever, so there's a bit of overlap. Hurray!
First, there's the group characterised by the rowdy, plumpish, ...
2 days to go!
Paul reckons he is all packed. Ian and myself have got our stuff ready to be packed.
Early start on Tuesday morning will see us meeting for a cooked breakfast at a Bistro in Chadsmoor (Cafe really), so we will be looking for somewhere we can see the bikes!
The weather these last few days has been very sunny and warm. Let's just hope it continues on into next week and ...
I have no idea what it was all about really but it seemed to be a combination of an Australian Education Week Open Day, May Day festivities and some kind of fancy dress and fancy float competition, with a whole bunch of truly tacky and horrific rides to finish up with.
What was on Friday before a pristine, chocolate-box Cotswold village had been turned into Luna Park overnight.
First there was the arrival by coach and ...
Starting off the holiday sat in the No. 1 Bar One at the Airport (departure lounge). Very comfortable. I've had soup, followed by coq au vin. Brian had soup and now he's having the cheeseboard accompanied by a glass or two of white wine. Easy check in, we will start boarding at 7.30 pm - so probably just time for another tea or coffee or in his case ...
... a fully trained mechanic, we have nothing to fear. Mind you, we do need an oil change and a full service after 7000 km, at which point the tappets will need adjusting. I am sure that someone in Poland will know what to do...
That night, we did a bit of homework, watching a remarkable documentary called "KZ". It is about the concentration camp at Mauthausen with no commentary and blissfully free of irritating music. The camera simply follows ...