Lee & Lucy

2013 August

Destination: Brighton

Since Lucy’s friend Andy was away on holiday, we decided to pick up the camper van a day early… we were off to Brighton! Sat-nav said that the journey would be 4-hours (from Sheffield), adding an hour for pit-stops – 5-hours … I didn’t expect the M25 would add an extra hour to the drive! […]

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Visiting Matt & Lucy

Upon leaving Farmer Ted’s Farm Park, we headed over to sunny Sheffield to visit Matt & Lucy. The drive over was a typical M62 rush-hour journey – lots of traffic, many “go slow” bits – all good fun! We arrive at Matt’s house in time for dinner — a build-your-own gourmet burger – which the […]

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The leaving of Liverpool

Before leaving Liverpool, we thought it would be fun to amend our route a little more. A day earlier, we’d sent out messages to Matt, (a good friend of mine from the Umbraco community) and Andy, (a childhood friend of Lucy’s), to see if they’d like some unexpected guests. Unfortunately, Andy & family were away […]

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Blake’s first birthday and Farmer Teds

Wednesday was my nephew, Blake’s, first birthday! To celebrate, we all had a day out at Farmer Ted’s Farm Park! ┬áThe kids had a great time seeing all the animals and enjoyed the tractor ride!

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A revised plan

The best-laid plans of mice and men oft go astray We’ve revised the route and timings of our trip. By coming up to Liverpool earlier (and spending a little more time with family), we can use the camper van at a more leisurely pace later on. So far we’ve been to the Liverpool World Museum […]

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VW Campervan Trip 2013

Given that things like Facebook and Twitter have seemed to replace our blog over the past few years, I’ve been looking for an excuse to breathe some life back into it. So what better way than to post about our upcoming holiday! In a couple of weeks time, we’ll be borrowing a classic VW campervan […]

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