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    Crossing the channel

    We crossed the channel on Tuesday 26th July and then spent 3 nights at a campsite in Guines, just outside Calais. Highlight: The fun of travelling underneath the English Channel and being able…

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    Hastings, battles and hills

    Who ever knew that Hastings was so hilly?  Well, Emma apparently, because she had listened and paid attention in history at school! (I’ll explain why later). Campsite: Hastings Touring Park  Liked:  lovely grassy…

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    The joys of towing!

    Just a quick blog post with some thoughts about towing.  On our relocation from Stratford to the New Forest, I did my first stint of towing the caravan (Roy, please take note!!).  And…

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    The New Forest

      Our next stop was the New Forest, on the south coast of England, between Bournemouth and Southampton and across the Solent from the Isle of White. Campsite: Camping in the Forest, Holmsley…

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    Stratford upon Avon

    Well, our first stop has been great for so many reasons (and not so great for a few others!). Our campsite – Riverside – is good. It is near the river (obviously!) and…

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    Saying Goodbye

    It was never going to be easy to say goodbye!   Somehow, no matter how exciting what you are going to go on to do and how ready you are to set off,…

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    The Big Stuff

    Well, this is supposed to be a family blog, so I thought it was about time I posted some thoughts of my own! When we decided to take a year out and go…

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    Moving out

    What a week it has been!  They say moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do.  So where does packing up a house into storage whilst also packing for a…