Calais Closed

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  1. John Laidler

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    Calais blockaded at the moment it seems. Good timing for a Bank Holiday. :(
     
  2. Judge Mental

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    Really? my friend just came home today via tunnel...
     
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    Lifeboats are apparently blocking the ferry port - manned by striking workers
     
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    a friend of mine is stuck on the ferry he's calling them pirates not a happy teddy bare thee very upset children and a nagging wife
    bill
     
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    BBC now reporting it open again with delays.
     
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    Just saying it is blokked
     
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    Now the same program say it opened after midnight.
    Bloody BBC glad I dont pay a licence fee:whistle:
     
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    Can you imagine that ever being tolerated at Dover docks ?

    The French authorities are spineless and gutless jellyfish ... maybe it's time we boycotted France as a holiday destination..
     
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    Just another example of the French proving how welcoming they are to motorhomers :whistle::D
     
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    Got to admit it.
    The French do strike well !!
     
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    Yes. They still have principal's and guts.....
     
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    It's open again!!
     
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    Never use Dover Calais crossing now,,,Newhaven or Portsmouth for me...access so much easier from where i live. BUSBY.
     
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    Pity they didn't have 'principles and guts' when the Germans were invading in 1940. A few blocked roads then could have helped, instead, they all ran and hid under the stairs. (y)
     
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    Graham, you naughty :reel:
     
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    Now now @Tootles
    You know that ain't true !
    To boot....
    Most of them live in bungalows !
     
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    Stop whinging you lot.:):)(y);)

    Its not closed we came through this morning no problems no delays no big queues of trucks and no immigrants.
    Too much time spent reading tabloids or watching BBC news and not enough travelling.;);)
    According to Euro tunnel website on the way down this morning there was a very very short delay on the French side.
    Currently sat on Gravelines aire just watched yesterday's motogp on my mifi thingy. Waiting for Jan to get my roast dinner ready if she doesn't get a move on I'll have retrain her all over again.:eek:
    Off to Nuremburg tomorrow on our way to Croatia.(y)
     
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    I was going to give you a big like but the sexism inexcusable so your going without:)

    Might just let you off if you do the washing up..

    As you say people are wound up as tight as a drum by all the media BS and they swallow it because it enforces their prejudices on the most part...

    Have a lovely trip...
     
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