Windmill 08/09/2006

We set off about 5.30 pm and decided to go through london as there were a lot of roadworks on the M25. Still suffered from delays and we took 3 and a half hours as opposed to the 2 hours that Jeff predicted. We arrived at the windmill at Bradford upon Avon at about 9.30 and unpacked in the Damsel room, then went downstairs for some wonderful bread and soup made by Priscilla. Then we retired to try out the water bed. Up in the morning and we had American and English breakfasts with the other guests, then caught a train into bath. We wandered around, and I bought some spirits in some interlinking jars and Ballu bought shoes. We stopped and had tapas for lunch. We caught the train back to Bradford on Avon and walked down to the canal and saw the tithe barn, then stopped off at a pub to drink a pint in the warm sunshine, before heading back to the windmill to try out the whirlpool bath. We got ready and then went out to the Thai barn, a very well recommended restaurant in the town, the meal was great, I had a green curry, but Ballu struggled a bit after the big breakfast and lunchtime. We then had a pint of wadworths sumersault at the dandy lion pub in the town, which was the one recommended by the good pub guide. 10/09/2006 Up early and I had pancakes for breakfast and Ballu had the american, this time we left early and took only 2 hours to get back to Victoria.