Bodkin House Hotel
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Great little roadside pub, big English breakfast, cosy room, everything as should be expected.
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Thanks to the lovely @plaingoldband wending her way through America I was inspired to start this blog. The title is apposite. I love home, I love the sun streaming through the east window in the morning, I love the birds flitting across the window from hedgerow to hedgerow unconcerned by my presence. I love having the radio burbling in the background and being safe, secure and settled. But I have itchy feet. They have had a few random ...
As you could probably guess from the title of this entry, I went back to school last week. *plays sad music* In less depressing news, how is it in Australia? Nice and sunny and warm? How nice...because it's definitely not like that here. It's cold, and Christmas adverts flood the telly. If you think that it's too early for Christmas adverts, prepare yourself. I was in sainsbury's (the English version of woolworths) ...
... beauty, even luxury, with cleanliness and quiet a given. Then comes a string of helpless, despairing thoughts, but every time I have managed to curtail it with: “The next place will be better, have a real bed, be near a bathroom, have sheets with a thread count, etc.…And…Scene”.
After the predictable, disappointment and heartbreak, the usual efforts to bring the basics up to my high standards, this time a new insight ...
... br> I was still afraid of pushing. So I asked my midwife to allow me to take my
time with it. She did, but I exhausted myself in deliberately inefficient
positions. Finally she pulled me forward to engage the advantage of gravity. As
it was, I bled more than necessary because I had weakened so, and had to be
transported for a precautionary check. Both my daughter and I were fine. But my
... that I had to reach in there too! And she was right, it was really warm! We spied a couple of mallard ducks that landed in the bath and watched as one duck bullied another duck to get out of the water. Cheryl entertained some other tourists with her scolding of the bully duck and threatening it as her Christmas dinner… oh Cheryl!
At the end of the tour, there was a tap and some cups so that guests could drink ...