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Anne: The lines of the song by Peter, Paul and Mary have been running through my head of late- (wonder why!). We've been planning and looking forward to this mega adventure for so long.... You must understand that it all began when we booked a cruise back in October 2012!! We've been asked, "Which bit are you looking forward to the most?" And my reply has always been, " The car coming to take us to the airport". ...
... that there was a Shakespeare gift shop right next door.
We had seen just about all of the sights so we decided we would stop to grab a drink and something to eat. It wasn't quite time for dinner, so just something light. We went into a café and Logan had a pot of tea and slice of pecan pie, I had a traditional cream tea, with tea a scone jam and clotted cream. The pecan pie was good but had a very different spin on it from what we were used to back home. ...
... morning wandering around Banbury. Visited the Gaydon Museum in the afternoon. They have an excellent collection of the Experimental MGs', but not much in the way of MG Models. They do have a nice SA saloon. Back to Banbury and dinner with Jan and Mike Gething in a 300 year old pub. Fortunately food was a little more ...
... They asked where we were staying
and then said we could camp on the flat grassy area behind the bar.
Perfect! We went for dinner to the pub at the top of the town, and
it was quite the contrast to our first stop – gorgeous fancy place
with locally sourced food and drinks. We enjoyed an incredibly tasty
meal by the most beautiful fireplace.
Two of our hiking-mates went to bed,
but Alex, Ellie (who is Alex's closest friend ...
... north on the Oxford so we rang them and arranged to meet tomorrow for lunch at the Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton.
Thu 29th September
Beautiful sunshine and pretty views as we continued along the summit pound. No villages or busy roads. Then our enjoyment was shaken as we came to a sign: You are about to go under HS2 high speed rail. This is the proposed new train route that will come thundering through this delightful corner of ...