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Chipping Campden January 17, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 4:45 pm

Almost 60 years ago I was on a bicycle tour in England, I remember coasting a long way down a hill as I approached Chipping Campden. A gem of a town then – and still today.


What a day! “Today is a many-cups-of-tea-day“, Selma pointed out when this tearoom in the countryside appeared.

Was für ein Tag! “Da helfen nur noch Tee und viel Süßes“, rief Selma aufgeregt, als wir diesen bezaubernden Tearoom auf dem Land sahen.

We have been to Stratford-upon-Avon. What a disappointment that was. Such a fuss about nothing. The tour of Shakespeare’s house gave us nothing but bad feelings.  It was overpriced, overrated and underwhelming. “Have you ever been in such an unlovingly organised museum?” asked Siri. No, we haven’t, it’s unique in this respect. Unique is also the fact that Dina was not in the mood to take any photos.
It all started with the lady at the counter. Seeing the shock on our faces about the entrance fee she murmured “You can revisit the house for this price a whole year!” Siri’s comment after ushered through…

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