Anyway the clutch was causing me problems and by the time I had been going about 45 minutes it stopped working altogether and so I coasted to a gentle halt on the busy A1 heading to London. Luckily the breakdown came quickly, told me that he couldn't do anything and so me and my car parted company!!!! Me to be taken to the nearest train station and the car to be towed home to my garage for repair; in that order! So that is how the weekend started but luckily improved very quickly and as I know my way around our train network I was soon at my son's home.
Next morning we all went to the pantomime in Canterbury to see Dick Whittington
|Taken by my son with permission of the show|
After lunch we looked round the outside of Canterbury Cathedral the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the leading cleric of the Anglican Church. Unfortunately services were taking place so we couldn't go inside.
|Taken from the theatre|
|The Christmas crib|
|The Norman staircase built in 1153|
|View from the top|
|Look at the front door!! The whole building has sagged|
|The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh|
|Archbishop Chichele -|
The weather changed for New Years Day as we headed out for a walk by the sea. We had to change our plans because of this and it was also high tide.
|We couldn't see France|
|though we did try with the binoculars!!|
|The other grand-daughter had scootered on ahead!|
|Sculpture using the old 'groynes' from the sea|
On the journey back home we passed this little church on the marshes that has been used for filming Great Expectations.
Finally back at home, can I wish everyone a Happy New Year, with the hope that 2017 is full of laughter, friends and family and hobbies (in the loosest form) which for me is lots of 'craftiness'. I am not making any resolutions but I do have a number of projects in the planning. I hope that they all turn out as I envisage them!!