John Barleycorn Inn
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... and sailed into Heathrow via the A4. All the other holiday makers must still have been stuck on the M25.
After a false start going to the wrong Valet service (they were confusingly both coloured purple), we handed over our vehicle and tested out our new luggage. We all had brand new matching luggage for the trip. By coincidence the suitcases and the overnight bags could be fitted together on the handle which made transporting them ...
... with music and movies so plenty to keep us entertained. We also have wifi on board the new Boeing 777 so hoping to post from 35000 feet!
All is calm and quiet, and hoping to get Paul on the plane ok!
Texas here we come. Weather forecast is 26-30C all week, with the odd thunderstorm.
Visit plans are:
Mesquite Texas State Festival ...
... populate the terraces and the flowerbeds and lawns are true French Style. It’s a cool day but that does not stop the French people. The park is full, there is not a chair to be had. You certainly don’t see this in North America, once it gets cool you’d never see us bundled up sitting outside having a coffee. But that is what they do here. All the restaurants and cafes have more outdoor seating then inside and the outside seating is always full. It is so ...
... Then we were back into unknown territory as we continued downstream from Benson. Just the other side of Benson lock is the village of Wallingford, where we got mooring right at the base of the Norman ruins. H&V and J&I went exploring while E&S went to the laundrette. We found ourselves in the moat to the castle which is now a public footpath so we followed it to the end to get dumped ...
... ll be out of date by the time we get home!'
After a sad goodbye to Gramma, Caitlin and the cat, we stuffed our bags into the car, and sped away, calling goodbye to the squatter cat Jess! I really hope someone feeds her!
Our car journey was quick, it took us about 3 hours to get to the hotel. This was spent with mum and dad talking me through checking onto a plane, security, and customs, but I've been through it all before anyway. We arrived at our holiday ...