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Sep 30, 2013 - A Healing Time

A Healing Time My routine at the Gidleigh house was the same every day. I would wake up early, shower, drink a cup of tea then take off for the Castle to spend the day with friends from all over the world. These were people that had known Michael and I for years, plus I made some new friends while there. I would spend almost two hours every morning drinking coffee and chatting with whomever showed up at my table, then would plan adventures for our free days. I wandered back home sometime after dinner. My commute was 98% carriage roads and I...

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Sep 28, 2013 - On the Road

On the Road After my delightful train ride to Bristol, England, it was time to pick up my rental car and drive an hour further south to Exeter. Because I had no trouble driving on the left in New Zealand, I thought I would really challenge myself and get a stickshift for my eight days of driving in the English countryside. It was nearly $100 cheaper and I felt ready for the next level of difficulty. While it wasn’t quite as natural and easy as driving on the left had been, after a few “get in gear, dammit” moments, I was feeling pretty...

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Dec 26, 2007 - Moretonhampstead and the usual Boxing Day Dinner Party...

Now although the Denmans, Pearses and Sawdyes hadn't got together for a dinner party on Boxing Day for some years none of us had forgotten how to enjoy ourselves and to take the mickey out of Uncle Vic!!! 2 bottles of champagne, 6 bottles of wine and several liqueurs and a wonderful dinner later we were all rather merry and enjoying reliving stories of past get togethers... I won't bore you with the stories as they are probably more a case of 'you had to be there' to appreciate them but I can assure you that we laughed alot!!!!

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