Do you keep up your standards?

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  1. big bertha

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    When motorhoming do you keep to same standards at home or lower them a tad.
    When we were away beginning of June, we saw one lady change into a little black dress for evening dining outside motorhome and at another site a lovely laid table with cloth, real napkins in rings etc., I'm a slob at home, dinner on my lap while watching tele, lager from a tin but must admit to putting it in a glass while sitting outside MH.:D
     
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  2. Chris

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    I always drink my beer straight from the can or bottle.

    I am far more scruffy ( and happy) when I am in the motorhome.

    We do have a tablecloth but don't faff about with flowers on the table or stuff like that.
     
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    It's a a bit of fun
    You have time to do the things you don't do at home, like beer in a glass lol
     
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    Smudger does his best butling, but am afraid he is getting a bit past it now. He keeps dozing off half way through dinner.
     
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    "OH"........... How uncoof... :doh:

    Beer from a bottle... yuk !!!! :blush:

    One drink`s ones wine from a cut glass "Fluted Glass".... :cooler:

    Or if dinning in ones palatial home a....

    3ft length of radiator overflow hose... as a straw.. :wink::rofl:
     
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    China plates and china mugs in the motorhome (not fine bone) and eat at the table. Lager from a can, Whisky from anyone :party3:
     
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    I would only be able to keep up Standards if I were able to house the staff whilst away in the van, plus there ain't room in the wardrobe my dinner jacket as well as her posh frocks.
     
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    I don't do 'standard' :BigGrin:
     
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    I always dress for dinner.
    When in the 'van that will mean putting yesterday's T-shirt on - I can't be slopping sauce down all of my limited supply of clean tops !
     
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    'Wine from a fluted glass'?

    That's for one's Champagne Mo! Not wine, heathen!

    Wine should be drunk from a box........which should be attached to the head board of one's bed, thus negating the need for a glass, of any description.

    Saves on washing up, and when one becomes comatose, it save the need to get into bed! You already there!

    Simple !

    Craig
     
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    Every time I go away I think This Time I am gonna keep/or up my standards.

    After an hour on site I just think what the heck ... I can't be bovvered.
     
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    People are very different. My late MIL's neighbour always used to cut his front lawn wearing a tie. When I served in Belize I joined the rabble, mostly consisting of RAF it must be said who didn't wear a tie in the evening. The 'proper' people wore planter's order, ie shirt and tie. This in 90%+ humidity.
    If we raise our standards when away in the MH it is in the direction of relaxation, such as lighting a candle in the awning and perhaps listening to some music. Couldn't care less about what anyone wears but there are those who do.
     
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    Errrrr. Wot standards????
     
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    The ones Steph keeps trying to teach you :)
     
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    Ahhh those ones!!!!
     
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    In NZ just down the road from us, a fella would mow his lawn, using a push mower, wearing a tie, waistcoat, and puffing a pipe.
     
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    'Fraid my standards drop considerably when away in MH - after a couple of days I start to look like a bag lady. The dog doesn't care though and hubby doesn't notice!
     
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    I have noticed that the French often have tablecloths and linger over their meals for hours . I have yet to see anyone in a little black dress ! When it gets darker in the evenings we often have a candle on the table . As for what we wear....our best trackies of course .
     
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    I have seen Landlords dogs peeing up crates of bottled beer in pub back yards....a glass for me every time. BUSBY:D
     
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    I don't believe that for one instant.
     

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