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Our Last Night

The temperature has dropped!

This morning we woke to an icy car park & a frosty car & it's icing up again, though it's not as cold as last December.

Everything's gone well with Bebe - although the plumber insisted that she gave him a bonus, so not a lot we can do about that... We have also been out to eat with Grandad Gerry & Nana Stip-Pep, which was lovely & Gerry entertained us with hilarious stories of his time as a hospital porter.

Last night, we spent the evening with our friends Corinne & Graham. We first met them over 23 years ago, as they lived down the road from a cottage we use to rent. They still live in that same house & it delights us that they haven't changed a bit!

Today we have had some time to ourselves - a leisurely breakfast, a long browse around a bookshop & a trip to the cinema...

Tomorrow we'll say goodbye to Bebe & head home to our kitties...

But now it's time for curry!

Bye for now,

Kay & Sime xx

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Kath said…
we woke to an icy car park

Bet you made a slide. You did didn't you?

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