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We woke to very heavy rain which didn't stop till about midday so we decided to stay put. Mid afternoon, the sky was full of very heavy cloud with the odd bit of sun and we thought we would go further on. While getting the boat ready we realised just how strong the wind was, so we stayed put till morning.
We set off quite early for us and the water was fairly still. The wind had dropped considerably. We set off ...
... we booked tickets and started planning.
Our decision was to have one night in Edinburgh and spend a few days driving up there stopping at a few places that we didn't know, north east England and south east Scotland being the part of Great Britain that we known least well.
I started off from home and then stayed at Julie's overnight because she had a bit of work to do on Friday.
... movies, have a couple of nice feeds, doze for about half an hour and then its touchdown time at KLIA around 7:00am local time. I say goodbye to Col and Gill as they will be catching the onward flight to Brisbane around 10:15 and after gathering my bags - and not even seeing any customs area - catch the KLIA express train into KL Sentral. From there its only a short walk to my hotel.
... a wreath in the centre.
Within the Arboretum is the Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness where, at 11 am each day, an act of remembrance takes place. The whole touring party (minus Panda who left yesterday) attended today. Following the two minutes silence, accompanied by the Last Post and Reveille, there was an introductory talk about the Arboretum. We then spent a half hour wandering through the gardens before returning to our journey back to ...
... They decided to run with what they had planned, which had been well rehearsed.
It was a Churches together event and we had about 140 in the beer tent (11 rows of 11 plus quite a few standing). Dot Clayton was there (BCF Marsh Harrier) with the bass player from last night. A lady from Gecko was there and said she had seen us at Rickmansworth two years ago when we led the worship at the open-air service.
After the service we went to look for ...