Tag: Caravanning in Winter

The Italian Jobsworth – A Brush With The Law in Coronavirus Lockdown

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Being stuck in a tranquil paradise is not sufficient to liberate me from Morning Worries

A recurring feature of our stay in Monte Rosa has been my Morning Worries.

As we sip our coffee in bed, overlooking the snowy peaks, my night fears bubble to the surface. When I am forced to blurt them out, Mark addresses each one individually, with characteristic tenderness and empathy. Continue reading “The Italian Jobsworth – A Brush With The Law in Coronavirus Lockdown”

Black Monday – Trouble at t’Mill, Lancashire.

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“#@#$!”

“Travel Broadens the Vocabulary.”

A woman once said this. That woman was me. And I said it today – the most vocabulary-broadening day of our trip so far.

Only yesterday, we had met up with friends in Donington and had been telling them what a wonderful lifestyle ours is; touring in a caravan; seeing new and wonderful places; enjoying the freedom of the open road.

This morning, we woke up in a waterlogged field in Leicestershire with Storm Angus raging around us on what shall be known henceforth as ‘Black Monday’.

I wasn’t sure that we’d even be able to get off our grass pitch. We did, but it was the only thing that went well all day. Continue reading “Black Monday – Trouble at t’Mill, Lancashire.”