Great news today: Mick and Gayle have successfully completed their Lowestoft to Ardamurchan walk after a fair amount of adversity - a very worthy achievement.
Today I rounded The Point of Ayr turning the corner to head inland. After that I did some embankment walking following the Dee.
At one point I thought I was seeing things when a large ship appeared blocking the pathway some distance ahead. This turned out to be The Duke of ???, a rusting hulk in s sort of dry dock, and damn it I've forgotten what it was the duke of, but I reckon a bit of Googling will find out what the story is.
The rest was a plod down the main road through Flint, where I managed to miss a massive downpour by sitting in a cafe. I still had to continue wearing wets, but by late afternoon it has cleared up.
The urban walking u
Is always interesting with varied things to look at. The Connah's Quay Power Station presents an interesting bit of architecture - quite pleasing to contemplate except that its lines tend to be interrupted by the many surroundjng pylons and wires.
I am camped at Aston Hall Farm Park which is like a mini zoo. When I arrived the place seemed to be deserted. After finding someone and paying the £12 fee (which includes free viewing of the livestock) I had a look around. There are many kinds of birds in cages and various other forms of wildlife. I sm not too keen on seeing animals in captivity like this. Every so often strange shrieking noises occur including that dreadful peacock sound; I wonder what kind of a night I am going to have? No doubt I will not need an alarm clock in the morning.
I have left the Mili charger charging in the gents, and I hope it will be ok - there are few people about and the whole place has an air of desolation
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