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... where we visited a tea shop and also St Mary's Church which dates back to about 1190. Unfortunately, we just missed a ceremony celebrating the opening of the Michaelmas Term of the High Court in Stafford. This is apparently to do with the Office of the High Sheriff which can be traced back more than 1000 years to the reign of a Saxon King. The service had finished only about an hour before we arrived and ...
... and the tour through the great hall explaining the suits of armour, swords etc have both Tomi and Neo mesmerised. Headed outside in time for the archery show which was fantastic. The history of the English longbow, which actually came from Wales, was interesting and the actual archery was impressive. The wandering carries on with some very cool photo opportunities, the weather has cleared up and as we head to the bottom of the castle grounds ...
We woke up and had breakfast at Rachel's. They had both already left for work. It looked like it was threatening to rain, but we decided to take our chances and walk through the Downs. It is a huge park area right by their house, extending along the cliffs to town. It was really beautiful and took us all the way to the suspension bridge. We didn't spend much time here because we were meeting Isla there shortly. Instead we walked ...
... would treat all other dogs and most people as a personal threat with Bob thinking " good game, good game". Walking Bob and Gizmo was no less challenging, with Gizmo straining at the leash and little Bobby Pug showing that his ranking of 37th in the dog intelligence listings might have been a bit optimistic . We occasionally managed to time our walks so that there wasn't another person or dog in sight, but wouldn't you know it, our very last walk saw ...
... Pretty central, really. And definitely looks a lot grander (at least on the outside) than Bristol's location as it was a really large wide open space set with imposing statues and grand buildings. But anyway, congratulations Qawi. :)
After the ceremony and sorting out other things, it was time for lunch which we had at Jimmy's Spices. This was not bad either. Another buffet but supposedly with ...
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