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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Didn’t We Have A Lovely Day, The Day We Drove To Bangor.

After a solid sleep in a rickety bed in Talybont-on-Usk, we awoke to a hearty breakfast, packed and set off for a day of driving to the north of Wales. We had advice not to take the motorway (thanks Mike and Trip Advisor) and so headed into the hills for the scenic tour (motorways the … Continue reading »

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Abbey, Castle, Castle, Pub

We slept in a little this morning and so were in a bit off rush initially to pack and leave Looe. Patsy took us to the motorway and soon we were leaving Cornwall, through Deavon, bypassing Plymouth and into southern Wales. After a tea and wee stop we motored to the ruin of Tintern Abbey. … Continue reading »

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Plastic Patsy

We have come to appreciate our SatNav “plastic patsy” for a whole bunch of reasons. After trying a bunch of voice options, we settled on “Joanna Lumly” – aka Patsy from Absolutely Fabulous, because her instructions were calming, authoritative and easy to understand. The satnav is a TomTom brand – I am sure you have … Continue reading »

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That Other Eden

After a leisurely start, we motored in the rain to The Eden Project. We got there an hour after opening time and the car parks were empty, so we got nice and close, then walked down to the main complex. Wow What used to be a china clay pit has been transformed by tonnes of … Continue reading »

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