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... of the Rye Castle Museum, we saw an iron gibbet (complete with skeleton): a metal frame that once held the decomposing body of a hanged murderer, and which was displayed in the town marketplace... for 50 years!
The tourist centre has an amazingly detailed scale model of the town, which took a retired husband and wife team over 4 years to research and make. The model was gifted to the town, ...
... and they staged it with sound effects and props to make it more interactive, was really fun! After spending about 4 hours at Dover castle we drove to Walmer Castle, it's much newer and it's where Queen Victoria used to go on holidays. There was furniture inside to show the public how it was used and there were lovey gardens surrounding the castle. After Walmer Castle we went to Deal Castle, this one was much older again and part of it was flooded so we were table to go in some ...
... their body language told the story of a major argument (or perhaps a really lousy first date???!) - he was visibly withdrawing as she was pouring and drinking her wine faster and faster. She fell asleep in the booth while he was off paying the bill or whatever, and ended up having to be carried out by her guy and the barman!
Tourist day today. Found a coffee and wifi in an Italian cafe in Uckfield where Clare did this bizarre (but common!) ...
... Hythe which
has a lovely promenade which we have walked a couple of times, on a
clear day you can see France clearly across the water. Saturday began
with a trip to Canterbury, a bit like York but certainly not as
pretty and a lot more foreign tourists, perhaps York isn't in the
foreign guide books as its north of Watford Gap. On Sunday we went to
Dover because Glenn is a bit of a castle fan and his granddad told
... which must have caused some problems with damp and cold and decay). The water in the moat was in the filmy ice stage.
From the house, we walked up the country lanes back to the hamlet of Ivy Hatch. The pub there, the Plough, called to us, so we went in for a "snacking" lunch. The pub itself was charming -- an addition was very sympathetic to the original building and decorated with a modern taste that ...