I'm almost ready for the off, boots greased, map sorted, chuck a few bits and bobs in a bag, and fill the cool box in the morning. Tomorrow I'm off to Eyam in Derbyshire. There is quite a bit of history about this place, mainly to do with the Plague in 1665. It should be interesting.
I have made a big pan of veggie stew to take with me, so that's my dinners sorted for two nights. It'll be Value beans on toast for breakfast, and Value tuna fish in my sandwiches for lunch. I will be self catering so it won't cost me a penny in food. When I booked the hostel they said I was the only booking they had, so you never know, I might have the place to myself. Can't be bad at £10 a night.
A bit of good news, today Janet and me did a home check for our kitty rescue. We couldn't fault the place at all, not near a busy road, enclosed garden, owner loves cats and has had them before. He lives with his girlfriend so two people in the house, the cat won't be left for long periods of time. He has shown an interest in Elmo, so we are keeping our fingers crossed that he will be the one they choose when they come to view. We will know at the weekend.
Anyway this base station is closing down untill Thursday night. I am not taking the netbook because the minimum I can load the dongle with is £10, and then I can't guarantee there will be a signal in the Derbyshire Peaks. I promise to take lots of photo's and make lots of notes, so if you can hang on for a few days, the whole story will appear here. Behave yourselves while I'm gone, and last one leaving turn the light out. Toodle pip.
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