Holiday 2011: Day 6

We went to Torquay on day six. This was one of my favourite days. Myrtle was obsessed with finding a Marks and Spencers in Torquay. I’m not sue why when we have a couple not too far away from where we live. The shopping area in Torquay was really nice, …

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Holiday 2011: Day 3

On day three we went to Bygones in Torquay. It is a place that revels in the past, and has around a million interesting artefacts from the 40s and 50s, mostly nostalgic packaging. From preserved biscuits (which look surprisingly like modern day biscuits), through racist gollywogs, to “titillating” images. It …

Holiday 2011: Day 1

Holiday! I got up at 5am so I could jump in the shower first (I must have a shower every morning – I get terribly sweaty at night), and be ready for the designated 7am departure time. Funny – 5am is my usual Saturday morning wake-up time, so it wasn’t …