Category Archives: The Camping Chronicles

Part 2: Camping with a purpose. Camping Chronicles 5

It was a nightmare almost from the start. Once the rain started, it never seemed to stop, but we carried on and as long as we could keep the three of us and our bedding dry, we managed for several … Continue reading

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The Second Upgrade, part 1, Camping Chronicles 4

Compared to the pup tent and its successor, THIS was a mansion. Memories of Dad’s tunnel tent and the cow flashed before me, so we practiced putting it up in the back garden the day after we bought it.As it … Continue reading

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The First Upgrade, Camping Chronicles 3

Our second tent was designed to accommodate 3 and similar to this. We progressed to single airbeds rather than rely on a duvet under us and had many trips away, be it for a weekend or full week. There were … Continue reading

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Food supplement, The Camping Chronicles

Shopping List for Camping Essentials Toilet Rolls Tea Bags UHT milk Bottled water

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The First Time, Camping Chronicles 2

It was the summer of 1989, and Hubby (though not my Hubby then) decided it was time to educate me in the camping stakes. The last time I’d been under canvas was when I was a teenager. Times had changed, … Continue reading

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Background, Camping Chronicles 1

Like most kids growing up, we liked to ‘camp’ outside. In the early days, our tent was a couple of towels draped over Mum’s wooden clothes horse on its side and a blanket on the ground, where we’d sit and … Continue reading

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Hello Campers!

This week I’m posting a series covering my childhood experience and those in later life. Although things never worked out quite the way we wanted or expected them to, we learned something along the way and thus it was all … Continue reading

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