1- Monday 16th September 2019
a beautiful Indian Summer. Excellent train journey
via Birmingham (where we picked up sandwiches) and Exeter.
Connections both on time. Not bad after
7 ½ hours.
the Cornwall train a kind lady offered her seat by the
window so I could enjoy views. Don offered her
some refreshments but she declined but the trolley man
gave her a Twix anyway! Everyone suitably impressed.
A nice lady visiting her friend in St Austell.
Arrived on time.
hire car was waiting just outside and the chap went
over everything. All straightforward although
needs two pieces of identity with addresses IN ADDITION
to driving licences! The Kia car was very good.
far to Luxulyan and the “Old Vicarage”. Overshot
the entrance and went down a long drive to wrong house.
Not a good move; owner not friends with our B&B
met us and showed us our very nice room-spotlessly clean
and very tasteful (as we have similar soft-furnishings!).
Apparently she is a professional needlewoman.
unpacking, walked to the Kings Arms before last orders.
Other residents in there too. There was
an old map of the village on the wall. Where had
my ancestors lived?
day. G&T very welcome.