Tag: Give up Work to Travel

Argenton sur Creuse – A Hold Up with a Hairpin!

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Argenton sur Creuse – ‘The Venice of the Berry’

How to Maintain a Successful Relationship when you Drive Each Other Round the Bend. 

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Livin’ the Dream Week 3 – The Great Continental Divide

 

 

We have this…this…and these…

 

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… so look out France, here we come!

In preparation for stepping off the edge of the known world (ie catching the ferry from Portsmouth to tour France for 3 months!) and some pre-departure root canal work, we moved from Portland to the New Forest Centenary Site.

Not only that, we did it IN THE SUNSHINE, with no breakages or near death experiences. In fact, we pitched so seamlessly that we had time for a relaxing, post-arrival cup of tea with home-made lime drizzle cake, replete with fresh raspberries and blueberries. I think we’re getting the hang of this caravanning lark. Most pleasing.

Of course, that meant it was all going far too swimmingly… Continue reading “Livin’ the Dream Week 3 – The Great Continental Divide”

Livin’ the Dream Week 2 – Pebble Bank Portland

You Can’t Read That in a Book; Storms, a Sunken Road and a COLOSSAL Sense of Humour Failure…

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The best seat in the house for Trailer Trash – an uninterrupted view of Chesil Beach and The Fleet!

Trying is the first step towards failure – Homer Simpson

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Carry on Caravanning – Part 1

How We Did It – 3 Steps to Heaven

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A Cavapoo at Each Corner!

Step 1 – An Accidental Purchase                        8th April

We accidentally bought our 7.34m of caravan heaven. She is a 4 berth, so the dogs are sorted. We are not yet sure where we will sleep, however…!

Step 2 – Some Sums                                                9th April

Ooooh. My head. We are both suffering from CCS – Caravan Celebration Syndrome.

Shame, as the equation to describe the day today was Wind + Sun + High Tide = Winning Windsurf Combo.

Sadly, the equation to describe Jackie and Mark is E = MC2 , where E = Energy, M = Motivation and C = Coffee.  Continue reading “Carry on Caravanning – Part 1”