On Sunday we motored over to Stansted to be ready to meet our son when he flew in from Tenerife on Monday. We were booked into the Radisson Blu for the night, very nice except they had given us a room with a view of the atrium with the "Wine Tower". View from room:
Next day the 'plane was on time, we collected the lad and made our way to Plymouth, despite the best efforts of the M25, the Avon & Somerset Police and the Highways Agency, but those are stories far to long to be told here.
Yesterday, having deposited the sprogs at school and nursery, we had a wander round the Hoe and the Barbican.
Sutton Harbour was once a thriving commercial and fishing port but now most of the craft here are a bit upmarket from the old trading vessels.
www.berylcook.org will give you a flavour of Plymouth through a brilliant artist's eyes.
At the other end of Southside Street there is another old building, parts of which date back to medieval times when it was a Dominican Monastery, probably now the oldest building in town.
That'll do for tonight.
Watch this space.............