Farnham House Hotel
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... s wife, Trisha, and finally our neighbour Jim. Needless to say our one hour shopping trip took two hours.
Oliver still wouldn't get up so Charles & I started to unpack suitcases and then cook tea. At 7.30pm Oliver came down to have tea. Charles & I watched a movie, Abigail read and Oliver played World of Tanks.
At 10.30pm we went to bed. We'd made it!
... to purchase a ticket. Whilst in the line a TV crew approached us and asked if anyone in the group was Scottish. Two of them were and so they got to sing the Scottish anthem for Andy Murray on BBC Sports.
We finally made it to the ticket box to purchase our ticket, and after two days waiting we were inside Wimbledon. It is so POSH!!! Planter boxes with Wimbledon coloured flowers, string quartet playing in the café, Large Rolex clocks on the ...
Today was a day devoted to family.
Jo hired a zip car for the day and we headed off for Caterham in Surrey to visit Pete's brothers grave. He was Pete's older brother and died when he was nearly 5 from meningitis.
We had an easy trip along the motorway and found our way very easily to Caterham. This part of the country is very hilly and the streets are frighteningly narrow with very tight corners! It was quite ...
... wouldn’t take anything for repairing my boots)
The Taliban with their AK47s and flags
The beggars who just held out a stump
Our body guards in Pakistan who thought they were special (but whose weapons were filthy)
Our body guard in Pakistan who was too old to carry his weapon
The street food sellers, the stalls in India, all next to an open sewer
... to daughter grown and living on her own with cats, we’re moving overseas to begin my husband’s ex-pat career and our cats must be given to loving homes because we didn’t have the money to ship them with us AND they were backyard adopted cats (except one who was a piddler) so we didn’t feel too horrid for finding them good homes. And it was amazing how fast we placed 3 adult cats to loving homes. We remained ...