Holidaying in the UK v abroad

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Simon » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:22 am

JLv3.0 wrote:
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When we picked him up he was very pleased to be home but had the major arse with us. He sat at the end of our bed and with his back to us and ignored us for a good half hour before decided that was enough of the cold shoulder treatment, then all was good again
Sulking I'd be OK with but it's the fact that when I get home, Phoebe seems genuinely unhappy and takes a day or two of near-constant attention to get her groove back. I know this isn't world-ending but I'm a guilty person and it haunts me the whole trip.
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Mito Man » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:31 am

When I was young and we went on family holidays we once put the dog in a kennel and the next day we got back he beautifully laid a log in my dad’s shoes, pissed over mine and ripped my mums into shreds. After that my dad would get someone to live in the house full time just to keep the dog happy.
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by ZedLeg » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:34 am

Simon wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:22 am
JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:12 am
unzippy wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:59 am
When we picked him up he was very pleased to be home but had the major arse with us. He sat at the end of our bed and with his back to us and ignored us for a good half hour before decided that was enough of the cold shoulder treatment, then all was good again
Sulking I'd be OK with but it's the fact that when I get home, Phoebe seems genuinely unhappy and takes a day or two of near-constant attention to get her groove back. I know this isn't world-ending but I'm a guilty person and it haunts me the whole trip.
You're like my brother-from-another-mother.
Aye, we feel bad if we're late home and miss one of their usual feeding times. The guilt from putting them in a cattery for a month would ruin our holiday :lol:.
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by tim » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:48 am

I'm off to France 3rd August with the kids for 2 weeks, coming back to hand them over to their mother, then buggering off back again for another two weeks on my motorbike.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Swervin_Mervin » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:58 am

ZedLeg wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:34 am
Simon wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:22 am
JLv3.0 wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:12 am


Sulking I'd be OK with but it's the fact that when I get home, Phoebe seems genuinely unhappy and takes a day or two of near-constant attention to get her groove back. I know this isn't world-ending but I'm a guilty person and it haunts me the whole trip.
You're like my brother-from-another-mother.
Aye, we feel bad if we're late home and miss one of their usual feeding times. The guilt from putting them in a cattery for a month would ruin our holiday :lol:.
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by V8Granite » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:06 am

Off to Cromer in Norfolk this weekend and will then try and get another week of camping before Maxwell starts school.

We are both dreading school holiday times but will see how far away from people we can be.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by John » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:18 am

As mentioned earlier in the thread we also tend to go abroad in the winter. Now we have a motorhome we spend spring and summer holidays in the U.K. We've just had a few days in Henley which coincided with the Regatta, the hot weather made it most enjoyable although I imagine it's not quite as good in the drizzle.

As I like to arse around on bikes it's easier to throw the bike in the motorhome garage rather than packaging it up for a flight and hope it gets there in one piece. I was out on the CX bike a couple of evenings ago exploring the back lanes around Henley, Wargrave, Sonning areas etc, very pleasant although I'm probably on the local neighbourhood watch list now as I'm a bit nosey :D

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by IanF » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm

Swervin_Mervin wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:58 am
ZedLeg wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:34 am
Simon wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:22 am


You're like my brother-from-another-mother.
Aye, we feel bad if we're late home and miss one of their usual feeding times. The guilt from putting them in a cattery for a month would ruin our holiday :lol:.
Fannies. ;)
Pussies, surely? 😉

ETA: we’re down on Branksome beach with the kids today 😎... my son is far better at paddle-boarding than me! ☹️
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Simon » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:59 pm

IanF wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Swervin_Mervin wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:58 am
ZedLeg wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:34 am


Aye, we feel bad if we're late home and miss one of their usual feeding times. The guilt from putting them in a cattery for a month would ruin our holiday :lol:.
Fannies. ;)
Pussies, surely? 😉

ETA: we’re down on Branksome beach with the kids today 😎... my son is far better at paddle-boarding than me! ☹️
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by IanF » Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:24 pm

Simon wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:59 pm
IanF wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:38 pm
Swervin_Mervin wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:58 am


Fannies. ;)
Pussies, surely? 😉

ETA: we’re down on Branksome beach with the kids today 😎... my son is far better at paddle-boarding than me! ☹️
You've not been getting enough practice with the hosties have you?
Oh, I’m an excellent motor-boater!
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by JLv3.0 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:20 pm

JLv3.0 wrote:
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Durban for the Sardine Run* on Friday then riding from Durban to Cape Town starting the weekend after. Garden Route etc, should be ok. Unless I get brutally tribe-raped by the natives.
This took some digging out, forgot it was in the Moaning forum then remembered who originally posted it :lol:

Some pics of the trip so far - real scenery starts tomorrow:

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And a vid of a load of dolphins suddenly hearing a cry from afar of free dolphin beer or the local dolphin netball team being in town or something :lol: - excuse the quality - 1. it's hard to aim a camera on a moving boat, 2. it's on zoom for a lot of the time, through a waterproof housing and 3. real cameras from a few years back (a Canon G11 in this case) suck balls compared to any mobile phone these days.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by PreacherCain » Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:25 pm

Nice, JL. How's the tribe-rape been so far?

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by JLv3.0 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:26 pm

At first it was a little scary, then I made my peace with it and quite frankly by now am actively looking forward to it each day.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Broccers » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:49 am

Always wanted to watch the cricket there - it looks absolutely stunning with mountain in the background.

Back to expensive Britain for a moment - went to Scarborough for a night last weekend - double gin and tonic with a pint of aspalls - 14 quid. There weren't many Beany types in tho so did the trick :D :D edit its here if anyone is visiting the classier side ;) https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractio ... gland.html

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Mito Man » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:56 am

I like how the reviews are mainly people being surprised that Scarborough has something which is not shit :lol:
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Broccers » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:17 pm

Mito Man wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:56 am
I like how the reviews are mainly people being surprised that Scarborough has something which is not shit :lol:
Do you know tho it isnt - there are some really nice buildings on the south side. They are slowly making it less wank. If you look at property on the esplanade https://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/prope ... esplanade/ there might be some good return on your money right there.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by NotoriousREV » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:18 pm

It got infinitely better when Beany moved away.
Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by Broccers » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:14 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:18 pm
It got infinitely better when Beany moved away.
I'm behind the times - wheres he live now

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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by NotoriousREV » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:30 pm

Broccers wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:14 pm
NotoriousREV wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:18 pm
It got infinitely better when Beany moved away.
I'm behind the times - wheres he live now
Dirty Leeds.
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Re: Holidaying in the UK v abroad

Post by McSwede » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:59 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:30 pm
Broccers wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:14 pm
NotoriousREV wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:18 pm
It got infinitely better when Beany moved away.
I'm behind the times - wheres he live now
Dirty Leeds.
Nowt up with Leeds.
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