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  • Day11

    Onward to Scotland

    July 2, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    From Winchester we drove up the road to Marsh Baldon.
    There were formally 6 Baldons. Upper Baldon,Lower Baldon and Baldon in Between, Marsh Baldon, Toot Baldon and Baldon on the Green. Sadly only Marsh, Toot and Upper now exist.
    Our friend Beryl's family have lived in these villages for over 300 years. One Pub, a church and the village green and a collection of houses. No Noise. Peaceful.
    On Friday we went to see her daughter in law's funfare. Each year from May to October they tour the local villages. And the crowds still flock up. A piece of local history.
    We saw a calf being born in the field behind Beryl's garden and watched its first staggering steps. Fresh veggies from a locals allotment. !
    Yes they do taste different.
    The drive to Liverpool was uneventful and I was surprised there was no congestion around Birmingham.
    Beryl, Ronnie and Darren are all well and we spent the time here gossiping and visiting the renewal of the city centre.
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