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Reply #400 - Nov 6th, 2016 at 9:36pm
 
Flying out in morning for the week, visiting elderly relatives Coleraine, Portrush, L' Derry & Larne .
Be Good !!
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Reply #401 - Nov 6th, 2016 at 9:46pm
 
Have a grand trip Tom, was on the phone to a cousin in Dublin earlier, the weather is "soft" so take your Mac! Wink Grin Grin
Ps, the coat y' eejit!... Roll Eyes
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Reply #402 - Nov 14th, 2016 at 3:57pm
 
Weather dry Wednesday otherwise "soft" rest of time, looked for "Collide" at Ballycastle but no ferries running, so did The Dark Hedges and Ballintoy, both used in "Game of Thrones"
Took Portrush 95 yr old to meet up with 94 yr old in Larne, lovely chat for 4 hours about the past.
Plenty of roadworks, a lot seasonal places closed.
Lovely relaxing time.
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Reply #403 - Dec 4th, 2016 at 8:25pm
 
Off in the morning to Alvaston Hall till Friday, Free Bar from 18.00 - 24.00 hrs daily, taking in Liverpool,  Manchester( BBC Salford) and Anderton Lift, on days out.
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Reply #404 - Dec 11th, 2016 at 7:35pm
 
Brilliant week, Free Bar helped considerably each evening, comfort, food,staff, entertainment and weather, ALL GOOD.
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Reply #405 - Apr 22nd, 2017 at 3:34pm
 
Just back from a SWMBO birthday break in New Quay, stopping at the Wellington Inn, superb location, wonderful rooms, food and staff, Richard the complete host.
Didn't see the Dolphins, although other guests did, watched Life-Boat exercises. Never seen so many Kite's before.
Visited Llaethliw organic vineyard, couldn't sample but Jack very helpful, bought several bottles of their first vintage 2014, White's, Rose's and Red's, not yet got round to opening, quite expensive but they can sell everything they produce!
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Reply #406 - Jun 18th, 2017 at 9:49pm
 
Off early Monday to Eastbourne, be good, if you can't be good, be careful !
Make sure this warm weather your airlocks don't dry out!
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Reply #407 - Jul 2nd, 2017 at 12:26pm
 
GLASTONBURY ---no not that one, the "hotel", Royal Parade, Eastbourne.
Certainly a "budget" hotel, rooms small comfortable and clean, lots of repairs needed, staff very polite and efficient, food basic set menu, could not find fire escape, took photos and checked Google, hot water for washing intermittent, no disabled access, sink and shower water from above spewing from broken pipe onto flat roof, front access steps marble tiles broken, jagged edges, strong hand rails - needed, entertainment mediocre, bar prices not too bad.
Weather good so able to get out and about, Bexhill & Hastings, then Beachy Head & Brighton(what a dump?),from 17 yrs ago.  The Lanes, Pavilion and Wetherspoons Post & Telegraph enjoyed, previous holidays at Eastbourne better hotels.
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Reply #408 - Jul 11th, 2017 at 9:08pm
 
Despite the long awaited rain, had an enjoyable day with the Dudley Parkinsons Branch at Moreton-in-the-Marsh, good market, then onto Bourton-on the-Water, soup, jacket and ice cream for lunch, then it really "pi55ed down",...........
we all got wet !!
RTA (biker too fast round an island in slippery conditions, lost it ) , traffic delay for 35 mins.
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Reply #409 - Jul 30th, 2017 at 11:55pm
 
Friday 28th. July,a great day's bowling at Rhyl, the East Promenade Bowling Club, wonderful hosts, the Greenline Coach & Driver superb. The evening meal at the Bandon Arms @ Bridgnorth, should be prefixed with an "A"-- it was a disaster.
"Abandon" all hope of getting served here, in less than ONE hour, having previously BOOKED 32 meals meals from menu, 6 weeks ago, phoned when 2 hours away to advise time of arrival -- having used previously 5 times -- Never Again.
Our organiser advised the "Manager" after an hour's waiting, if meals not on table in 5 minutes -- we''re going,-- 5 minutes they started to appear over 20 minutes.......On Trip Advisor.
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Reply #410 - Aug 7th, 2017 at 8:32pm
 
Had a wonderful 4 hours at The Anderton Boat Lift, the caissons carrying the Edwin Clark glass tour boat and narrow boats, a brilliant example to Victorian engineering.
The recent investment by Heritage Lottery Funding and River & Canal Trust, in conjunction with British Waterways the Anderton Volunteers bringing to life this superb structure. The trip along the Weaver to Northwich seeing the wildlife and the history of the links connecting the Trent & Mersey
industries. My wife, not very "mechanical" thoroughly enjoyed the experience, can recommend it.
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