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Friday, 11 December 2015
A Visit To Ely on Carole's Birthday
It is my wife, Carole’s birthday
today. We were up early and pottering about the place. It was my day off from
work too. We went into March town first and had a breakfast. I bought her a
blouse that she wanted and a hamster hut that she also wanted. She has acquired
two new guinea pigs (Female) to be with the other two guinea pigs (male) that
we already have. I’ve a strange feeling that there will be more of them soon.
We got a few bits in March before
driving out past Doddington to a farm where we get our potatoes. Carole always
takes the lady some eggs from our chickens and in return the lady knocks the
price of the spuds down.
We came out of the farm and decided
to visit Ely. We had not been there for some time. I put on Beth Orton in the
car and drove along the Fenland road past Chatteris towards Ely.
Once there, we had an amble about
and even found a shop selling nut crackers. For some reason we have had a bit
of a job finding this commodity, so we had a little result there. It was a pleasant
afternoon. I took a few shot of the Cathedral on my mobile phone. After this we
drove back to March along the back roads and stopped off again in March to pick
up a few more bits of shopping.
It has been a fine winter’s day
today and tomorrow we set off for Burnham-on-Crouch to see Carole’s Dad. Then
on Sunday we go to Hornchurch in Essex to see my Dad. It looks like a Dad’s