Thank you kindly Rick: and of course thanks to all other list members who conveyed similar good wishes.
Have to admit to a daring visit on the way home to the mysterious labyrinthine shopping malls of Ellesmere Port.
Blackpool would have been far far too much excitement for a single weekend here, the only possible antidote to which would have needed an immediate detour to Morecambe in order to contemplate the venerable antiquities of that place such as the ruins of Frontierland and the decaying tin sheeted hulk of Heysham Nuclear Power Station.
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> On 28 May 2016, at 21:17, Rickard A. Parker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Congrats David. Like Eliot you've figured out how to avoid the pesky press.
> I hope your honeymoon is more exotic and not just a stop in Blackpool on the way home (that would be an experience too close to my own short honeymoon.)
>> On Thu, 12 May 2016 11:54:09 +0100, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> This is a most salient topic as regards my own personal life here just now,
>> and I wasn't at least consciously following any Eliotic footsteps here:
>> My own second wedding took place in secret at 10AM on Monday this week
>> quite far away from home at St George's Hall in the city of Liverpool. At
>> the ceremony were just four people including self and wife to be. The
>> obligatory two witnesses were randomly chosen on the day: a Moldovan exile
>> staff member of the hotel we stayed at, opposite and a member of the
>> caterinfg staff from St George's Hall.
>> Thanks largely to the spirit generosity and kindness of the inhabitants o
>> that great city, it was a memorable day after which I probably feel a bit
>> like Eliot did