Monthly Archives: December 2010

Here’s to 2011

I’d like to wish a Happy New Year to everyone who follows my rants blog. Here’s hoping that touring Britain and Ireland can produce enough juicy material, mishaps and humour to keep you all entertained throughout the year.  Right must get … Continue reading

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Merry Crapmas to me…

At last I am the proud owner of a Dutch bike – could be short-lived but we’ll see how many times I fall off first. I managed to push it back to the site (just over a mile) without harming anyone. … Continue reading

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Saddle sore

I have finally put a deposit on my first ever bike. It’s a Dutch Gazelle, 2nd hand and a bit tatty but then spending your life strapped to the arse end of a campervan doesn’t really call for perfection does it. I … Continue reading

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Get on yer bike

We’re on a roll people. The pooches are booked in at the vets next Weds evening to get wormed and passports stamped and whatever else the stupid UK requires for us to get back into the poxy country, and we’re … Continue reading

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The Campsite that Santa forgot

Did I wake up to find a gift wrapped bike or man this christmas morning? Did I hell. It’s been it’s usual disappointing non – event same as it’s been for the last 10 years so lets just forget it … Continue reading

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Croissants are depressing

There’s a nice Aussie guy staying at the site called Doug. We’ve chatted in passing as he’s touring in a hire motorhome to get a taste of life on the road and is keen to maybe buy one to live … Continue reading

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Little Britain and the Dirty Foreigners

There’s been an influx of vans to Camping Memling this weekend; I guess people are doing the last minute Christmas shopping and markets. We’ve been split into 2 distinctive camps – the British in one area + 1 Aussie and … Continue reading

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