David and Sheila picked us up this morning and took us out for the day. We drove to Calshot, one of our favourite haunts. Robin and I both love walking out there. I tend to have a camera attached to my face much of the time. Robin loves watching the ships coming in and out of Southampton.
that once housed flying boats.
At one end, there is a cycle track; at the other, children slide down ski hills in inner tubes or on sleds. In the centre, there are climbing walls of various heights, some of which are dizzying. All four of us watched the children playing and started talking about our various grandchildren and how much they would love the place.
Eventually, we fetched up at the Green Dragon Pub near Cadnam. There, we had a fabulous dinner. Mine was a wild mushroom and asparagus pie, with roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, turnips (swedes, says Sheila), carrots, and broccoli in side dishes.
Oh, yes, and there was the pecan tart.
Several pounds heavier, we're back at the hotel now, having had a wonderful day.