Category Archives: The Camping Chronicles

Novelty TV viewing

Being in an environment where I can watch TV, I have tuned in to one particular channel and watched 2 series of programmes, one involving four couples each owning B&B establishments and staying in each others, and the other about … Continue reading

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Finally, a home.

It’s hard to believe we completed on the sale of our house six weeks ago. Now all that is definitely behind us, as we took possession of our new home yesterday. Hubby then had to move it (with tuition) from … Continue reading

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Hi friends

Since my last post, things have not been going well. I would like to say we have found a property, but this is not the case. We have mastered piggy backing on free wifi, yet despite exploring areas where the … Continue reading

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The World is our Oyster

Yeah, right, and I hate shellfish, no matter how fancy. Full of optimism, we set off and found our camp site from 7 years ago. The owners remembered us, so in a way it was like coming home. We set … Continue reading

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We dive at dawn

Well, not quite. We Dive at Dawn is a 1943 war film directed by Anthony Asquith, starring John Mills and Eric Portman as Royal Navy submariners in the Second World War. Hubby and I will not be loading ourselves into … Continue reading

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We have Exchanged!

Hurrah. Contracts have been exchanged, deposit secured and for the next two weeks we can gather our wits and get our act together. The house looks like a bomb site, but already the dining room, conservatory and front bedroom are … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Every Man’s Home is Their Castle. That has a lovely ring to it doesn’t it, but what problems arise when one is trying to leave one’s Castle and downsize to little more than a shed! First things to go are … Continue reading

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Beam Me Up

One of my favourite TV series from yesteryear was Star Trek (1966-69) . Captain Kirk always got the girl, McCoy got the laughs, Mr Spock had the eyebrow exercise, Uhura spoke to everyone through her ear appendage and Scottie engineered … Continue reading

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Epilogue, Camping Chronicles 7

And so my Chronicle entries draw to a close as we have now hired a Luton van and taken a trip down South to collect our furniture. We still have the tent, sleeping bags, and most of the kit, but … Continue reading

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The Final Straw, Camping Chronicles 6

It was amazing the amount of tents we had to choose from that were reasonably priced and practical for our purposes. We purchased one similar to this for the princely sum of £60. Roomy and lightweight, with poles that you … Continue reading

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