Quick Update

We’re in Geneva at the moment and have just found an internet cafe. We plan to update the site in a few days to keep an eye out for some new articles. In the meantime we’re both well and have been enjoying the snow!

Heading to Italy

Setting off early we headed for Italy, just a little drive through a huge mountain range including Mont Blanc (yep that famous white mountain.) Poor ole Jenny took some strain and overheated 3 times due to the constant climbing. But there was loads of snow to keep us busy and the views where beyond my […]

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First Week in Europe

Monday spent driving to Canterbury after acquiring a MOT for Jenny, Tuesday onto Dover and across by ferry to Calais. Finding ourselves now on French soil and driving on the right side of the road, we made our way to Sessione to camp for the night. Finding the campsite was easy, Simon then tried to […]

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Dover to Calais

We find ourselves on the ferry and can only think finally! One would think that we did not want to go at all the way we were carrying on. But now we have left mainland England and have water beneath us, the car is packed to the brim and we will not be able to […]

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Currency

Some interesting info passed on to us by Eileen & Michael (mum & dad) that was in the Telegraph recently. Apparently a number of West African countries now prefer to trade in Euro’s rather than in their own currency. Previously they have preferred to trade in French francs. The countries mentioned are Benin, Congo, Ivory […]

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Nearly Ready

It’s been a while since we’ve updated the site so here’s a quick run-down of what’s been happening. Footloose finished of the last of the preparation this week so we’re more of less ready. The roof tent is on, the awning is on the side and the fridge has been fitted – now we have […]

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Jenny’s all red now!

Tuesday in Peterbourough and winter has struck with a vengeance. So after some coffee we could fully appreciate Jenny’s beautiful new winter coat. As you can see by the photos, her bits are still hanging out but hopefully not for too long. We cannot wait to bring her home. Simon, being the genius that he […]

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Rutland Red

Jenny arrived back from the bodywork shop on Monday. When we bought her she was a nice farmer brown green. After some consideration we decided that red was a much more desirable colour. So we arranged to have her painted, two weeks later and Kevin assures me she is beautiful The guys at Footloose took […]

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