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I woke up a bit stiff - ewe, Iâ€™ve just realised how that readsâ€¦. I woke up with tight muscles quite lateâ€¦. thatâ€™s betterâ€¦. I promised Mum Iâ€™d spend a day with her as well as she doesnâ€™t get to see me as much now Iâ€™m in Manchester, and it gives my Dad a day off. Iâ€™d told her I quite fancied going to the National Space Centre as Iâ€™d never been before, but I am still the same geeky science nerd with an abnormal fascination with stars and space, so she was quite happy to come along too and laugh at me mockingly.
I drove off down the A46 and was quickly disappointed. The place never even got close to living up to my expectation L. There was literally nothing on space travel history, which I know little about, and I quickly realised a fact, we have a National Space Centre for a country which has almost no history in Space Exploration! In fact, there was hardly any substance to the place for me at all >.< About the only thing I got a little bit excited about was some moon rock and meteorites! Told you I was a geek.
Donâ€™t get me wrong, itâ€™s not a bad day at all, but I was just like an overly keen kid again for this place and got quickly brought back down to Earth (no pun intended). Itâ€™s fine if you know little about planets and stars in terms of their scientific background, but thatâ€™s not what I wanted, not even close.
We went back home late afternoon and I hung around with the folks for about an hour before making the journey back to