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Europe » United Kingdom » Wales » Wrexham » Marchwiel December 25th 2020

Fuelled by adrenalin we arrived at our new home to find the previous owners still there. Someone joked to me a few weeks ago that they had a friend who moved house . When they arrived with their removals the previous owners were sitting in the middle of the room surrounded by all their furniture. We had not expected the same welcome . It was clear though that we were in the same position. We felt as if we had arrived at a strange town expecting something wonderful only to find that the reality was something different . A bit disappointing. What a mess . The rain was pouring down . We were wet and cold. The removals had turned up and every minute they stayed would cost us money. The rain poured into the garage, ... read more
The old petrol pump - it won't be filling my car
The Christmas village treasure hunt

Europe » United Kingdom » Wales » Wrexham » Marchwiel August 7th 2018

Thich Nhat Hanh the Vietnamese Buddhist monk penned the words "Once you are back in your true home, you will feel the peace and the joy you deserve." I read this way back last Christmas and put it one side thinking it summed up motorhome travelling. Since then we have not been out much in Gabby in what we consider our true home on wheels. Tewkesbury was an interesting break. The bells rang out on the Sunday. They started early in the morning calling the faithful to prayer and matins. They continued through the day donging away up and down the musical scales. Donging to encourage visitors to morning prayers , to Holy Communion and to Evensong. All that was missing was the sound of leather on willow . The local cricket club were not playing ... read more
An interesting war memorial
The tower of Bangor church
Yet another modern scupture hidden in a small chapel




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