Mel n Irene Board the Myrtle (CATCHUP)

What a great feeling knowing that my pal Mel and his frau Irene were able to drop by onboard for a few days. We have been packing in as much as we can with the hours we are together. I don’t know who was more excited to see Mel n Irene Sasha or me? She was wagging her tail like a demon, she missed Mel’s lap I guess.

As usual our visit was to be short and sweet.

The first evening of arrival it was dinner, chat and catch up time. The next day Sunday we headed of as tourists to Brighton.

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What a great spot for touristing the Royal Pavillion
What a great spot for touristing the Royal Pavillion

 

Any visitor to Brighton cannot miss Brighton Pier

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The world famous Brighton pier.
The world famous Brighton pier.

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Fooling about, this is what Brighton is all about.
Fooling about, this is what Brighton is all about.
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Ooooohhh La la

Then it was off to “The Lanes” a very interesting and unique shopping area of Old Brighton. Reminiscent of the Souks of the Middle east. Loads of shops, stalls, Tarot, Palm readers and cafes. We found what I feel is absolutely wonderful a Dog Café.

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what will it be guys a Cappucino, or a Frappicino ?? whats that water and a biscuit?  OKee dokee
what will it be guys a Cappucino, or a Frappicino ??                    whats that water and a biscuit? OKee dokee

After the Lanes we decided to pop into my old pub in Shoreham, The Duke of Wellington” where a Ukelelefest was in progress.

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 A wonderful Pub
A wonderful Pub.

A toast to Old Friends new Friends  and Absent Friends.

Cheers  Guys
Cheers Guys

The dogs are now at home and we walk to Dinner at a 350 year old Pub. Now an Indian Restaurant.

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s the sun sets on a wonderful day, we head back to the Myrtle.

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On the Monday Limey and I headed to Uxbridge to turn in his VW, a sad event I am sure I saw a tear in Mel’s eye. While we were away Irene  walked about Shoreham here are a few pics from her walkabout.

As any experienced torist knows a MAP is invaluable.. Irene's first stop check the map
As any experienced tourist knows a MAP is invaluable.. Irene’s first stop check the map

 

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At High tide on a Sunny Sunny day

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After a Lovely day it was off for Dinner at a Local Pub then home to pack and relax…perhaps a G&T ?  Who knows.

The Kids deserve a treat as they all have been so well behaved
The Kids deserve a treat as they all have been so well behaved

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boat  ire 023 boat  ire 018Then it was “Goodnight Irene  Goodnight Irene”  a good sleep then a drive to Heathrow. Fare the well my friends.

BUT FIRST>>>>>> The POSE ! ! ! !

Leonardo eat yer heart out
Leonardo eat yer heart out

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Author: Robby

Entered this world 69 years ago today. I am now entering my 7th Decade.
Starting with a trip back to the middle East with a boyhood friend from Peterhead Scotland. Bobby Bruce
I have 2 hard working Children and 7 grand children. I am proud of all of them, and their life partners.