Monthly Archives: September 2010

The green eyed monster

Staying here and on the site in Folkestone I have seen all manner of motorhome come and go – some very flash and some downright bizarre.  I have to admit to occasional ‘van envy’ when some of the newer vans … Continue reading

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Am I in the club yet?

I joked with a close friend that I had ‘arrived’ when other motorhome drivers waved at me when passing. Now I’m not so sure. There appear to be certain rituals and fashions that I don’t follow and probably never will.  … Continue reading

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Beware of Heathen’s swinging a Canon and swigging gin

I could be sorely tempted to stay in and around Ypres as it’s so charming. Sadly (not really) I have a date with 3 blokes who mean the world to me – Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler and Sam Fogarino, better … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday…

I think the photo says it all. This was the smallest Ninja at 10.22am this morning, fast asleep in my bed.  I’m yet to decide where the heck we’re going next so I may take the easy option and stay … Continue reading

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Everything but the kitchen sink

Much to my delight Ypres does indeed have a market on a Saturday in the square outside the cloth hall. There was the usual clothing, household goods and fabric stalls. Cheese and fish stalls like I’ve never seen in my … Continue reading

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A day in the trenches

There are certain places you visit which leave you feeling humble and privileged to lead the life you do. Today I spent time in several such places as I paid my 35 euros to join the Flanders Battlefield Grand tour … Continue reading

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Do you speak English?

As it’s such a lovely night I decided to walk down to the Menin Gate again – seems only right while I’m here. I took Timmy with me for protection ( walking back in the dark isn’t great) and we … Continue reading

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