Keith on March 2nd, 2013

Today, Saturday, is the local market, all sorts on offer, we go for the fruit and veg.  The nice thing is to walk through the market and choose from a selection of stalls, reverse the route, and make our purchases, purchased enough for the week. Good to be able to buy as much or as little as you need. The market [...]

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Keith on February 27th, 2013

Today is wet and windy, down to 18.5° in , the van. No, we do not need your sympathy.

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Keith on February 2nd, 2013

The lovers of good English, no, British may be shocked that I am about to sing the praises of alien beer.  Working on the basis that you have to try these things, life can be boring and predictable if you dont, using my knowledge I selected a lager type beer to try. The brand is A [...]

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Keith on January 17th, 2013

It has been very windy for best part of a week now which curtails our ability, and, willingness to get out and about.  Hence the lack of blogs.

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Keith on January 9th, 2013

We were shopping in a Lidls which has an in store butchers, the meat looked very nice. Last night we had, rump steak, (sweet and tender),  mushrooms, onion, chips and peas, yummy. All for less a tenner. Sing the praises of an halogen oven and an electric griddle.

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Keith on January 2nd, 2013

Adjacent to the Milieu viaduct is an aire which we decided to stop at and take some pictures, the sat nav went mad.  Some explanation is required.  The main sat nav that we use is programmed with the vehicle dimensions and weight.  The approach road to the aire has a 3.5 tonne weight limit, to [...]

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Keith on September 29th, 2012

Priddy is a village between Wells and Cheddar,  the camp site is on the outskirts of the village.  Today they held their annual soap box derby in aid of local charities.  These soap boxes come in a variety of guises their drivers garbed in fancy dress fuelled by alcohol and food,  altogether good fun.  Launched from [...]

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Keith on March 9th, 2012

We left , Spain on Wednesday the 7th, it is now Friday the 9th.  We have travelled 934 miles via, Bayonne, Bordeaux and have stopped for the night on an Aire near Dijon. The first day we made in excess of 400 miles. Our sat nav got very confused as the route from northern Spain into France [...]

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Keith on January 15th, 2012

When we get up in the morning we have to open the blinds at the front of the van. A signal to our neighbours that we are up and about.

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Keith on January 11th, 2012

The wonders of modern technology, the interweb and all that stuff. Jan reads the digital version of the Daily Express, Keith the Daily Telegraph. We have just paid our subscription for the Dover Mercury. We can read them anywhere, providing we have access to the Internet, and it works out a lot cheaper. One day [...]

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