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School's out, work is on pause and the cottage industry is closed for Christmas. It's finally here after months of waiting and we're all beside ourselves with excitement.
The bags are packed (with space to spare thanks to Annette's frugal choice of clothes) and we have even managed to find room for Ellie much to Esther's relief.
We've got so many exciting new experiences ahead of us crammed into a 7 week trip. South East Asia here we come!
... to hit rush hour traffic and we have another pickup...it's a bit late to be going now...in fact, I don't think there is any point in going, you must be really stupid to book a taxi at this hour." Ok the last but was made up but I have never felt so small. Being a mature sensible adult, I felt this was a statement of rhetoricalness, so opted for the 'unimpressed stare with no verbal response' approach. Knowing that Charlotte, my control freak of a wife who hates ...
How is England different from the US?
The USA has a Kidney Bank, while England has a Liverpool.
OK, let's finish our groaning and get on with this, the latest installment of our blog. According to the map, Liverpool, on the Mersey River, was just a few hours north of Bath, but with flooded rail tracks, getting there proved to be a major headache. We, together with hundreds of others anxious to get to their respective destinations on this Friday ...
with a weekend of nothing planned I decided to hit the frog and toad to Liverpool to visit me old china Simon from camp. Jumped on the virgin express which was quite a nice ride. Arrived in Liverpool at 10:30 and hit up a local bar for a quiet ale at the Wellington. Very seedy yet charming pub with old school 50's country and rock music. Met some locals who were hilarious. One was a "10 pound pom" which he proceeded to tell me ...
... from Southport and is a port town where a lot of English people vacation. It is a nice little town, but it is mostly shops. And since it was raining, we didn't go into any shops.
For tea, Edith made me extremely happy. We talked, chopped, and cooked dinner together on her new cooker. I missed cooking my own food since all of my meals were eating out or getting takeaway. This was such a treat!!! Together (well mostly Edith) we made spaghetti bolognese ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting