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CB - steak and chips
JJ - risotto
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With sadness, we left Cardiff and Wales this morning and headed east to England. Nice train ride with scenic views. The UK train system is great and easyt o use.
We arrived at Reading (pronounced "Redding") and toured some of the city on foot from the train station with luggage in tow. (We got a bit lost) We eventually found our "just around the corner" hotel and were glad that we did. Very ...
... help the ADs blow up 500 balloons for the Ball tonight. At 1:30 I started my room checks. I had to check staircases 9, 10, and 12. The room checks take a long time, but they are intended to make tomorrow's checkout quicker. The students have to show us that their rooms are clean, their stuff is packed, and that they have their passports and know their departure time. Last year my room checks took about 30 minutes total. This ...
... worth it. By the time we got back to the balcony most everyone had left, so we hung out for a bit longer and then headed back to the Pembroke program office to watch the Germany/Algeria World Cup game. The USA plays tomorrow night, and we're all debating on how/where/with what food we should watch the match.
Eventually more people joined us over at the Program Office, so there was a full crowd, as it should be - myself, Adam, ...
... a red rose picked on a summer's morn. We travelled through the little village of Woodstock which is known for glove making. We drove through the Cotswolds - Cot meaning small house and Wold meaning Hill. Very pretty country side. The dry stone walls of yellow Cotswold sandstone are a feature as are the hedgerows. Apparently these hedgerows are really ancient and can be dated by what grows in them. The oldest are at ...