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Venice Of The North

Last Sunday night, we set off to visit Sime's parents in Stoke...
We had to work during the day, so we didn't leave until the evening & stayed overnight in Tewkesbury.

The only photo we took in Tewkesbury - this car is an Alvis...
We arrived there quite late & left straight after breakfast.

Our main purpose was to assist Sime's Mum, Bebe with a couple of appointments.

We also went out for a meal with Grandad Gerry...

And Nana Footstep...

Diets start tomorrow...

A sadly closed traditional Potter's eatery...

We would have loved to have gone in...

Eating out with Bebe...

A place mat which advertises a fantastic sounding tonic stout...
Unfortunately, it no longer exists.

Sime's piled up plate...

Staffordshire Oatcakes!

Outside the oatcake shop...

Next door is interesting - Sime put a box of oatcakes down on the step on a recent visit (thinking it was an empty shop). 
Within minutes a scantly clad woman of dubious character swung open the door & said "Go round the back duck". 
It was before 9am & she was ready for action...
I've never seen him so flustered!

Oatcakes - a Stokie breakfast treat!

Also known as Tunstall Tortillas...

They were delicious!

Kay & Sime xx
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