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How Much Could We See?

After pondering the possible route we outlined in the previous post (essentially, London to Bath to Cornwall, maybe to Wales, then to Stratford-Upon-Avon and the Cotswolds, then to Liverpool, then the Lake District, then Scotland, then back through the Midlands … Continue reading

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Where in the UK Should We Go?

I had a list of eighty-six possible locations in my spreadsheet, plus there were a number of places we wanted to see that weren’t on it for various reasons. For example, I wanted to see Abbey Road, and Minay wanted … Continue reading

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How Long Should We Stay?

Okay, we had now set May as our target month. When during the month, and for how long, became the next question. Although we weren’t ruling out the possibility of ever traveling again, this was going to be a large … Continue reading

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When Should We Go?

By sometime in late November or early December, 2009, we had decided on England as a destination, but still needed to lock in a date (when to go, and how long to stay) and figure out what we wanted to … Continue reading

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Deciding to Go

What do schoolteachers do in the summer? If you imagine they spend the entire time studying and preparing for the next autumn’s new crop of students, you would probably be wrong. Teaching is hard work, and most teachers spend at … Continue reading

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Chronology in Brief: January and February, 2010

January, 2010 Now that we were seriously thinking about the trip, we made one brief visit to a AAA office to talk about an arranged tour.  We left there with an extensive brochure for a tour company, and a couple … Continue reading

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Chronology in Brief: The Early Stuff

October, 2009 My mom passed away after an extended bout with Alzheimer’s, leaving me and my five brothers and sisters with a small inheritance to split equally. We were to each receive our share in three payments, spread over the … Continue reading

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