Thursday, August 25, 2011
Vacation is over :(
After that I met up with Graham on the Isle of Wight and we spent 4 days visiting family on the island. While here I visited the Octopus's Garden Cafe with my niece Alice and she and I also saw the last Harry Potter movie together.
On Friday, we traveled back to the mainland with Graham's parents. They knew there was a surprise, but didn't know what to expect. We took them to a huge renovated barn in the New Forest where the entire family was staying until Monday. On the Saturday night there was a big family, fancy-dress party with a 40's/50's theme. Joan and David (Graham's parents) were completely surprised!
Finally on Monday Graham and I traveled back to London for 2 more nights before flying home. It rained the second day, but I didn't let that stop me and it was so hard to leave at the end of the two days. I did miss my flat as well. The hotel room was miniscule and not nearly as fun to stay in.
Now tomorrow it is back to work. I need to start planning for my next visit. :)