Tag: Dorset

The Car Hire

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Dorchester England is a whole new world from the life I am used to. We live in the happy, small town of Burlington. Old buildings around here are 1800’s. Going to Dorchester, Dorset stretched my imagination of old towns. Dorchester was a market center for the Romans, remains of the Roman walls surround the town today. As I walked the streets my thoughts wondered about who and how many walked these same steps as we did. Continue reading

To Dorset

After a busy day of buses, people, history and sweet ones it was our turn to babysit the kids so mum and daddy could have an evening out. Every day has started early and been filled to the brim. It has taken all my attention to stay on top of our activities.
In the moments of quimageiet as I was rocking Penelope to sleep, I think it must have been the Lord who whispered to me “Tomorrow you go to Dorchester” 
Gasp! I had totally lost track of time. I was not packed, I had not ordered the train ticket, my ancestry history information was scattered. I have to admit, I had a bit of panic in my heart.
At the very same time, my mind was racing to think about what I needed to be doing, I was also having my long awaited movie time with the kids. I was FINALLY getting to see the movie Frozen.
Torn between my time with the children and getting ready for our trip I decided to enjoy our movie time.

dorchester__dorset_dotDon and I stayed up gathering and packing and in the morning got up at 5:00 am to catch the train.
There was a little trouble with the tickets, but finally, we were on our way through the countryside of England. The train made a few stops and it was fun to hear the train conductor blow his whistle for all to be aboard. Continue reading