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... appartment is tucked up above the garage, beside a lovely thatched roof home., looking out to trees, garden tweeting birds -and in the distance the cliffs of Devon. David has only bumped his head about 4 times! Yesterday was the river cottage cooking school- by the end we were exhausted, but we learnt a lot in idyllic surroundings. Today it's off to Heathrow for 24 hours in the air! Boo ...
... to the Abbess.
So here we are 4 weeks to go and the first entry in Martin’s trans Africa blog.
For those that don’t know, I am off on a 4-month adventure in Africa, traveling overland from
Cape Town to Cairo.
The adventure (or Ultimate Overland Expedition in tour agent language) begins on Cape Town on
When Shaftesbury was a Saxon town there used to be markets & various guilds (tradespeople & merchants) would sell their wares to the Pilgrims who travelled there. Eventually they got together & set up a Guild Hall, hence the name.
"Gold Hill" is just a very quaint, steep & winding cobblestone road, which is only for pedestrians, cars can only enter from one end & only to unload etc, ...
... to the Abbess.
... 40 mins for the Aircraft Carrier Experience, after which we went & had some lunch & then resumed our exploration of the Museum.
We were grateful that it was all indoors because once again it was cold & wet, but even indoors I wasn't uncomfortable walking around with a jumper & jacket on.
The day turned out OK, I enjoyed it more than I thought I ...
... We sang with the old organ, a rare one from what I heard and even danced at the end of the service together. I sang out in my American style to fill up the cavernous old building with some extra life. There were about 17 of us in the congregation, which is about normal in a church that can seat at least 200. While they’ve decided not to have a regular minister they do want to grow and are attempting growth ...