Monday, 21 May 2018

Trip to Warwick / Basford 21-05-2018
















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DY08 FFXFentonWarwickCharterDestination Courtesy Travel
DY08 FFXWarwickFentonCharterDestination Courtesy Travel


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service Swashbuckling fun to be had at Hatton County World. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice. whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw white minibus YM02 URH.


YM02 URH in Fenton


Crescent Academy PK56 RJJ in Fenton


First Potteries 63175 in Fenton


D&G 111 in Fenton
Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
Christchurch Street. We turned right onto Masterson Street and we ran to the end. We turned right onto Smithpool Road and at the end we turned left onto City Road. We ran down the hil into Stoke and we went under the railway line. We crossed over the A500 and we ran around the one-way system. We turned left onto London Road and we parked up at Sainsbury's. Across the road we saw City Cabs Depot. London Road. In the West We continued through Oak Hill and into London Road. We ran down to Trent vale and we joined the Southbound A34. Southbound A500 and we ran down to the motorway. We got onto the Southbound M6 Northbound M6. We ran North to junction 15 where we cam off onto the A500. A34 The Avenue A52. Shelton Old Road. Stoke Road. Norfolk Street. Croston Street. Wellesley Street. College Road. Cleveland Road. Regent Road. Lichfield Street. Derby Street. Botteslow Street. A52 and we turned right. At Joiners Square we turned left onto Victoria Road. At the top we turned sharp right onto City Road. We ran down to Smithpool Road and we turned left and left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit.


First Potteries 67650 in Fenton


FD05 CBV in Fenton


Stoke-on-Trent city council LK17 DXC in Fenton


First Potteries 67647 in Fenton


Autocabs SF58 EWL in Fenton

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Trip to Norton Green / Smallthorne 19-05-2018
















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DY08 FFXFentonNorton GreenCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXNorton GreenFentonCharterShelton Care Group


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast for breakfast. before Matthew went to the day centre he watched buses out of the window. Across the road First Potteries 67157 on a #23 to Hanley.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
Transport for today it was Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We set off onto Temple Street and we ran down to Smithpool Road We turned right and left onto City Road. We crossed the A500 and we ran up the A53 through Cobridge. We turned left onto Sandbach Road and we climbed the hill to Smallthorne roundabouts. We crossed over onto Ford Green Road


Lymers URE 281 in Norton Green
Smallthorne roundabout onto Sandbach Road and onto the Westbound A53. We ran to Etruria and we joined the Southbound A500. Wheildon Road and we turned left onto Smithpool Road. We turned right onto Temple Street past the new building under construction and back to the residential unit. Matthew went back to the room and went on his computer.


Lucky Seven SM12 HGX in Fenton


BK67 YGC in Fenton


First Potteries 67656 in Fenton
Matthew went out for tea in Smallthorne in an ABC Supreme taxi. We set off onto temple Street and we turned left onto Christchurch Street. We turned left onto City Road and we ran down the hill and we turned right onto the A52. We ran past the railway station and on towards Joiners Square. At the roundabout we turned left onto Lichfield Street and we ran up the hill to the ring road. We went anti-clockwise around town and we turned right onto Waterloo Road. We ran through Cobridge up to Burslem and we turned right onto Moorland Road. We ran to the top of the hill and we turned into the pub. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. Matthew had a mixed grill burger for dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding. when it was time to go home we returned on an ABC Supreme taxi. We set off onto Moorland Road and we ran down the hill into Burslem. We turned right into Waterloo Road and we ran through Cobridge to the ring road. We went anti clockwise around Hanley and we turned left onto Lichfield Street. We ran down the hill to Joiners Square and we crossed over the roundabout onto Victoria Road. We ran up the hill and we turned sharpo right onto City Road. We turned left onto Smithpool Road and left onto Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went up to his room to chill out

Friday, 18 May 2018

Trip to Hanley / Stafford 18-05-2018
















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67638Fenton, adj Victoria PlaceHanley BS6AFirst Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew was also going to Stafford later. Matthew got up and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting for time to got to the day centre Matthew spent time in his room watching buses. We saw GYS Group YE15 FHB.


GYS Group YE15 FHB in Fenton
Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning Matthew made some cup cakes with butter icing. For dinner Matthew had sausage chips and gravy followed by a Bakewell Tart. In the afternoon Matthew walked to the pub. We set off onto Christchurch Street and we turned left onto Temple Street. residential unit. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street and we went into the Co-operative Food store and Matthew had a can of Coke. We walked back out onto Christchurch Street. We went to Mitchell Arts Centre in a Lucky Seven taxi. we set off Christchurch Street We turned left onto City Road we saw First Potteries 67158 on a #11 to Hanley. We ran down the hill to the A52 and we turned right towards the railway station. We went forwards onto Station Road and we turned right onto College Road and Broad Street ring road Broad Street Piccadilly Stafford Street Tontine Street Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. He also had chocolate fudge cake and ice cream. When we had finished we walked along Parliament Row. We turned left onto Tontine Street. We went forwards onto Lichfield Street and into the bus station. We waited for a bus back to Fenton. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 67154 on a #8 to Ball Green.


First Potteries 67154 in Hanley bus station
Outside the bus station we spotted First Potteries 67638 on a #6A to Blythe Bridge.


First Potteries 67638 in Hanley bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton before we sat down. We set off up Lichfield Street and we turned right into Birch Terrace. We followed the road around to the left onto Charles Street. At the top we turned right onto Old Hall Street before turning right onto the ring road. We turned left onto Lichfield Street and we ran down the hill to Joiners Square. We crossed the roundabout onto Victoria Road and we ran up the hill into Fenton. At the top of the hill we got up and got off the bus. One off the bus we set off on foot onto City Road and we turned left onto Christchurch Street. We returned to the day centre and Matthew watched a DVD. When it was time to go back to the residential unit Matthew set off onto Christchurch Street we saw First Potteries 53041 on a #23 to Hanley. Christchurch Street. We turned left onto Temple Street and back to the unit. Matthew went up to his room to chill out and use the computer. Matthew also watched buses out of the window.


First Potteries 63176 in Fenton


Lucky Seven BX62 FYP in Fenton


Stanton's of Stoke KY12 YGC in Fenton


Z Carz PO55 URU in Fenton
Matthew was going out for tea. We went to Radford Bank in a Intercity taxi. We set off down Temple Street and we turned right onto Smithpool Road. We turned left City Road and we ran down the hill and under the railway line onto the A500. We then went South on the A500 which we did down to A34. Once on the A34 we went South through Trentham and past Stone and into Stafford. We saw Arriva Midlands 3782 on a #5 to Telford. We carried on through Stafford town centre and out the other side. just beyond Radford bank Inn we turn onto Weeping Cross for the last couple of miles. After going to the toilet, Matthew had a cheeseburger and chips followed by a chocolate fudge cake and ice cream. When we had finished eating we returned to Fenton in a Intercity taxi. The headed back towards Stafford on the A513 and then onto the A34 at Weeping Cross. they passed through Stafford town centre before going North on the A34 up to Hanford. At Hanford they got on the A500 which we did to Stoke. We came off the A500 and City Road and we turned right into Smithpool Road. We turned left onto Temple Street and back to unit. Matthew chilled out in his room and used the computer. Later on Matthew had a bath followed by toast for supper. Matthew then chilled out in his room until bedtime around 23:00... Mark

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Trip to Abbey Hulton / Hanley 17-05-2018
















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DY08 FFXFentonAbbey HultonCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXAbbey HultonFentonCharterShelton Care Group
63176Fenton, adj Travers CourtStoke, adj stop Q11First Potteries
37146Stoke, stop NFenton25First Potteries
67151Hanley, stop J1‎Fenton, Smithpool Road23AFirst Potteries


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. Matthew got up and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting for time to got to the day centre Matthew spent time in his room watching buses. We saw First Potteries 32639 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. We continued to the day centre and we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
For dinner Matthew had a ham sandwich followed by a Bakewell Tart. In the afternoon Matthew went trampolining in Abbey Hulton on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned right onto City Road. At the roundabout we turned sharp left onto Victoria Road and we ran down the hill to Joiners Square. At the roundabout we turned right onto the A52 and we ran Northwards towards Bucknall. We continued forwards onto the A5009 and we ran into Abbey Hulton. We turned right onto Abbots Road and we stopped at the sports centre. At the sports centre we saw MT Travel BK14 GAO.


MT Travel BK14 GAO in Abbey Hulton
Matthew used the toilets before having a session on the trampoline and getting his level 2 certificate. we saw Shelton Care Group PE67 XEV. When it was time to go back we climbed back aboard Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX for the return journey. We set off onto Abbots Road and left onto Leek Road. We continued through Limekiln Bank junction and forwards to Joiners Square. At the roundabout we turned left onto Victoria Road. We did this to the top and we turned sharp right onto City Road. We turned left onto Smithpool Road and left onto Temple Street past the new building under construction and back to the residential unit. Matthew went upstairs to an chilled out in his room.


D&G 114 in Fenton


First Potteries 63178 in Fenton


Lucky Seven SF08 BUE in Fenton


First Potteries 63176 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Newcastle before sitting down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off down City Road and we ran down the hill over the old railway line to Leek and onto the A52. We ran under the railway line and over the A500 and straight into Stoke town centre along Church Street. We got off the bus and. it was required First Potteries 37146 on a #25 to Hanley. We got on the bus and we booked to Hanley. before we went upstairs and sat down. The bus set off out of Stoke town centre and across the A500. We crossed under the railway line before turning left onto the A52. At the eother end of the road we turned left onto Station Road. By the railways station We carried on up College Road were we passed First Potteries 42554 on the #21 to Trentham. College Road. After running the hill through Shelton we continued onto Cleveland Road and forwards onto Regent Road. We turned left onto Lower Bethesda Street and we crossed over the ring road onto Bethesda Street before we turned right onto John Street where we got up and got off the bus.


First Potteries 37146 in Hanley
We turned left onto Bagnall Street and right onto Old Hall Street and we stopped at B&M to get some shopping. we saw First Potteries 67647 on a #7A to Biddulph. We cross over the shared space and we went into Wilko. In the shop Matthew brought some pick and mix. Stafford Street anot Piccadilly and we veered right into Brunswick Street. We crossed over Marsh Street into Clough Street and we went to the end and into Tesco. In Tesco Matthew did his weekly shop. Once we had done the shopping we set off onto the Clough Street. Marsh Street Brunswick Street We walked back onto Parliament Row and we visited the pub. Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of Coke. For dinner Matthew had For tea Matthew had a Chicken burger and fries followed by chocolate fudge cake and ice cream. Once we had finished eating we went up Tontine Street and back to the bus station. We waited for the next #23 back to Fenton. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 67640 on a #7A to Biddulph. A few minutes later we saw it was First Potteries 67151 on a #23A to Newstead.


First Potteries 67151 in Hanley bus station
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off onto John Street and we turned left onto Bethesda Street. We crossed over the ring road and we ran down onto Regent Road and forwards onto Cleveland Road. We ran down though Shelton along College Road and we ran down to the railway station. Due to a diversion we turned right onto Station Road and left onto Stoke Road. After crossing the A500 we got onto the one-way system and we turned left onto Copeland Street. We continued forwards onto Glebe Street and we followed the road around onto Church Street. We crossed the A500 and we ran under the railway line. After climbing up the hill we turned right onto Smithpool Road where we got up and got off the bus. We then set off onto foot back to the residential unit. We turned right onto Temple Street and back into the residential unit. Once we got back Matthew went upstairs to chill out in his room and use his computer.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Trip to Hartshill / Congleton 16-05-2018
















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63173Fenton, Victoria PlaceHartshill, Nelson Road11First Potteries
SJ08 RCFHartshillCity General HospitalCharterLucky Seven
67653Hartshill, Nelson RoadFenton, Smithpool Road11First Potteries
KXZ 2173FentonCongletonCharterStanton's of Stoke
KXZ 2173CongletonFentonCharterStanton's of Stoke


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. He was also going out on the bus later as well as visiting uncle Dave. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice for breakfast. Whilst waiting to go to the day service we saw First Potteries 67157 on a #23 to Hanley. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning we were going to Hartshill on the bus, so we set off on foot to the bus stop. We set off along Glebedale Road and we turned left onto City Road. As we walked up the road we saw Lucky Seven PO11 CCG going towards Stoke.


Lucky Seven PO11 CCG in Fenton
When we got to the bus stop we waited for a First Potteries bus. A few minutes later we saw D&G Bus 114 on a #1 to Park Site.


D&G 114 in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw Scraggs 5805 VT going towards Stoke.


Scraggs 5805 VT in Fenton
Eventually we saw a First Potteries Streetlite approaching. As it got closer we saw that it was First Potteries 63173 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63173 in Fenton
We got on the bus and we booked to Newcastle before sitting down towards the back of the bus. The bus set off down City Road and we ran down the hill over the old railway line to Leek and onto the A52. We ran under the railway line and over the A500 and straight into Stoke town centre along Church Street. After a brief stop in Stoke we continued along church Street and forwards onto Hartshill Road. We got up and got off the bus in Hartshill and we got a Lucky Seven taxi to the hospital. In the hospital grounds we saw grey minibus DX67 ZMY parked up.


DX67 ZMY in City General Hospital
After an Appointment Matthew had a can of Coke. We got a Z Carz taxi back to Hartshill. back to Hartshill. We set off up Albany Road and we turned right onto The Avenue. We turned right onto Hartshill Road and we got up and out of the taxi. Matthew waited for a bus back to Fenton. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 37160 on a #25 to Keele.


First Potteries 37160 in Hartshill
A few minutes later we saw Copeland's Tours MIB 986 going towards Stoke.


Copeland's Tours MIB 986 in Hartshill
A few minutes later the bus turned up and it was First Potteries 67653 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67653 in Hartshill
We got on the bus and we booked to Fenton before sitting down towards the back of the bus. We set off out of the Hartshill and we ran down the hill into Stoke town centre. After a brief stop we continued along Church Street out of Stoke and over the A500. We ran under the railway line and we continued onto City Road. At the top of the hill we got up and got off the bus. We crossed over city Road and walked back to the residential unit. Matthew went back up to his room to chill out and use his computer. Later on we went to Congleton and we saw it was Stanton's of Stoke KXZ 2173. We got on the bus and we set off onto Temple Street. We turned right onto Smithpool Road and then left onto City Road. We ran down the hill and forwards onto the A52 and under the railway line. We turned right onto the Northbound A500 and we ran up through Etruria and Longport to talke. We came of the A500 onto the A34 and we ran Northwards up to Talke Pits. We continued onto the A5011 and forwards onto the A50. We ran past the Stanways Coaches depot and we saw Stanway's Coaches R569 UOT in the depot. We turned right onto Church Lane. At the end we turned left onto the A34 and we ran to the edge of Congleton. We turned left onto Padgbury Lane and we stopped at the pub. Matthew had a chicken burger and fries with a glass of Coke. He also had chocolate fudge cake and ice cream. When we had finished we returned to Fenton on Stanton's of Stoke KXZ 2173. We set off onto Padgbury lane and we joined the Southbound A34. We ran South for a few mile past Kidsgrove and Talke Pits and we followed the road to the left and down to Talke where we joined the Southbound A500. We ran South through Longport and Eruria and we came off the A500 at Stoke. We went along the A52 under the railway line and forwards onto City Road up into Fenton. We turned right into Smithpool Road and left into Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went upstairs to chill out and wait for time to go to uncle Dave's. He also watched buses out of the window. Outside we saw GYS Group silver minibus YE15 FHB going towards Stoke.


GYS Group YE15 FHB in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw D&G Bus 134 on a #1 to Meir.


D&G 134 in Fenton
Also seen was Autocabs DX08 HJZ going towards Stoke.


Autocabs DX08 HJZ in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw Intercity PO55 KUD going towards Heron Cross.


Intercity PO55 KUD in Fenton
Afterwards we saw First Potteries 63177 on a #11 to Newcastle.


First Potteries 63177 in Fenton
Also seen was First Potteries 67658 on a #11 to Hanley.


First Potteries 67658 in Fenton
A few minutes later we saw Jayjays Travel PO58 XFX going towards Hanley.


Jayjays Travel PO58 XFX in Fenton
Afterwards we saw E-zec patient transport YN15 FKB going towards Stoke.


E-zec patient transport YN15 FKB in Fenton
Matthew went to uncle Daves's in a car. We set off onto Temple Street and we turned left onto Smithpool Road and we turned right onto Whieldon Road. For tea Matthew had chicken potatoes and carrots with gravy followed by a slice of toffee cheesecake. Later on he had a drink of Fanta orange and a few digestive biscuits. Matthew chill out in uncle Dave's house using his computer and watching television. Matthew chilled out in uncle Dave's house using his computer and watching television. Uncle Dave also did his DJ set. A couple of hours later staff came to escort Matthew back home. A couple of hours later staff came to escort Matthew back home. We set off onto Whieldon Road and we turned left onto Smithpool Road. We turned right into City Road and we turned left onto manor Street. We continued to the end of Manor Street and we turned left onto Victoria Road and we stopped at Aldi to pickup Matthew's weekly shop. Once Matthew had finished shopping we returned to the residential unit in a Lucky Seven taxi. We set off up Victoria Road and we turned onto Manor Street. We turned right onto City Road and left onto Smithpool Road. We turned left onto Temple Street past the new building under construction and back to the residential unit. Matthew went back to the room and went on his computer. Later on Matthew had a bath and then had toast for supper. He then chilled out in his room until bedtime around 23:00... Mark.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Trip to Stretton / Birches Head 15-05-2018
















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PSU 988FentonStrettonCharterStanton's of Stoke
PSU 988StrettonFentonCharterStanton's of Stoke
DY08 FFXFentonBirches HeadCharterShelton Care Group
DY08 FFXBirches HeadFentonCharterShelton Care Group


Today Matthew was in the residential unit and he was going to his day service. He was also going to Stretton and later on going to Birches Head. Matthew got up around 08:00 and had toast and orange juice. whilst waiting for the time to go to the day centre, we saw First Potteries 41498 on a #11 to Newcastle. Around 09:00 we set off on foot to the day centre. We walked onto Temple Street and right onto Christchurch Street. At the day centre we saw Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX.


Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX in Fenton
In the morning Matthew went to Stretton on Stanton's of Stoke PSU 988. We set off onto Glebedale Road and we turned right onto City Road. We turned right onto the A50 link road and then we ran down to the A50. We joined the Eastbound A50 and we ran through Longton. We continued along the A50 through Blythe Bridge and Uttoxeter. We continued along the A50 and we turned onto the A511. We travel for around 2 miles and we followed the road to the right through Hatton. We crossed over the railway and we passed near to Tutbury before running into Burton from the West. At Beam Hill we turned left Harehedge Lane. We continued forwards onto Bitham Lane. In Stretton we continued onto Bridge Street and Hillfield Lane. At the roundabout we turned right onto James Brindley Way. We stopped at the pub and Matthew went to the toilet and then had a glass of coke. For dinner Matthew had a cheeseburger and fries followed by a warm chocolate fudge cake with ice cream. Once we had finished eating we returned to Fenton on Stanton's of Stoke PSU 988. We set off onto James Brindley Way and we turned left onto Hillfield Lane. We continued onto Bridge Street and forwards onto Bitham Lane. We carried on along Harehedge Lane and at Beam Hill we turned right onto the A511. We by-passed utbury and we ran down over the railway line into Hatton. By the salt Box Café we followed the A511 to the left and we ran the last 2 miles or so to the A50. We joined tha Westbound a50 and we ran down towards Uttoxeter. We by-passed Uttoxeter and we continued along the A50 to the edge of Blythe Bridge. We continued along the A50 through Meir and Longton and We ran down to Heron Cross and we came off the A50. We ran along Heron Street and forwards onto Station Bridge Road. We ran forwards onto Glebedale Road. once we got back we returned to the residential unit. We walked onto Christchurch Street and down Temple Street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went up to his room to chill out on his computer and watch buses out of the window. we saw Lucky Seven NJ08 YRV going towards Stoke.


Lucky Seven NJ08 YRV in Fenton
A few minute s later we saw Stoke-on-Trent city council LK17 DXC going towards Heron Cross.


Stoke-on-Trent city council LK17 DXC in Fenton
Also seen was D&G Bus 44 on a #1 to Park Site.


D&G 44 in Fenton
Matthew had chips and beans followed by a Bakewell Tart. Matthew then went to his room to get ready to go out. Whilst we waited we saw First Potteries 63172 on a #11 to Hanley. Tonight Matthew went out to the disco in Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We set off onto Temple Street and we turned right onto Christchurch Street. We turned left onto Baker Street and left onto Glebedale Road. At the end we turned right onto City Road. At the roundabout we turned sharp left onto Victoria Road. We ran down the hill to Joiners Square. We turned right onto the a52 and we ran up to Bucknall. At the lights we went straight on, forwards onto the A5009 and we ran through Abbey Hulton. We turned left onto Birches Head Road and we stopped at the disco. Out we saw Choices Housing minibus BX12 BRV parked up.


Choices Housing BX12 BRV in Birches Head
Matthew went to the toilet and had a drink of Coke and did some dancing. When it was time to go back to Fenton we travelled back on Shelton Care Group DY08 FFX. We got on the bus and we set off onto Birches Head Road We ran up towards Birches Head and we turned left onto Diana Road. We turned left onto Anthea Road and at the end we turned right onto Botany Bay Road. We continued onto Janet Place and at the end we turned left onto the A5272. We joined onto Bucknall New Road and at limekiln light we turned right onto the A52. We ran to Joiners Square we turned left onto Victoria Road. We turned right onto manor Street and at the end we turned right onto City Road. We turned left onto Smithpool Road and left onto Temple street and back to the residential unit. Matthew went upstairs and back to his room. Matthew used his computer and watched television in his room. Later on Matthew had a bath and then had toast for supper. He then chilled out in his room until bedtime around 23:00... Mark.