Glad to be coming home

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  1. welshbois

    welshbois Read Only Funster

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    Well nearly 5 weeks has passed and we are on our last leg of the Journey back to Calais. Amiens tomorrow for the vets then crossing back on Wednesday night. Looking forward to it now. :BigGrin:
     
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    Something a bit sad about that.

    I'd prefer "oh damn, we've got return, we don't want to, this is too good to stop".

    But the reality is I think we all feel that way. So do we try too hard ? Would a couple of weeks be better ?

    Dunno.
     
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    Nice to hear from you hope you had a great time and have a safe trip home.

    Gerry
     
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    erm, weird isn't it.

    When away for 3 weeks, I could not wait ot get back home to all the luxury of home. When away for 10 days, I wish I could of stayed forever. :Doh:

    still, home is where the heart is, or is it where you park it?
     
  5. welshbois

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    Yep, at Easter, we did not wanna come home. Now after all this time I am really ready. Have had fab time but just wanna be back to a routine. May seem a little sad but hey that is what it is. Maybe shorter times are better.
     
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    Two and a bit weeks is just enough for us...but that is down to our luck with the weather - last 2 times its being awfull most of the time away!!

    WARNING - we are off again to france (or Italy, or Germany, or Croatia or......:Cool:)for the first two weeks of September - so anyone else going then, pack the wet and cold gear:Laughing:
     
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    Same here, Been away in Spain for 5 weeks and looking forward to getting home, 3 days left and in the Tarn Gorge,France, loved every minute but 3 weeks would have been enough,looking forward most to the cooler weather, that said, 1 week after i'm home I'll be planning to do it all again:thumb::rain:
     
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    indeed.. can you imagine how it feels when full time for three years and you have no 'home' ?

    that's the worst feeling ... I've tried to explain this before .. but it can't be explained, it has to be felt.. a campsite can never be home.
     
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    12.35 am and just got home safe and sound . Cheers guys :BigGrin:
     
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    Welcome back:thumb:
     
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    We were away for 3 months in Greece , after 2 weeks at home and the British weather we can't wait to go back out there.
     
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    Hi welcome back. :thumb: We look at it two ways, in the Spring / Summer its max 10 weeks and towards the end of it you start thinking :Doh: how long is it going to take to sort the garden out, :Smile: and sure enough the hedges / grass and weeds grow faster when your not here to watch them. :cry:

    In the winter nothing grows, :BigGrin: so 3 months of thinking..........................No Snow to clear of the drive,and warmer than at home, :thumb: and there is nothing like sitting in the Lafuma with a beer in one hand and book in the other, watching the Spanish trimming the trees and keeping everything nice. :beer: Bob.
     
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    Glad you had a great time - now that gives you just a couple of weeks to get the van ready for Shepton -- See you there:thumb:
     
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    Its a good balance, looking forward to a holiday and then looking forward to returning home. A great holiday or a great home. Its a good problem to have :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Glad you are home safe and sound and ready to go back to work :Laughing:
     
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    We were in France for four of your fivew weeks. Didn't see you anywhere!
    Wyn
     
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    We had nearly 3 weeks away and that was enough for me. Then when we got back my parents came in their van to Abbey Wood in london where we store our van. They were coming up to look after our daughter for 2 weeks and we thought it would be a good idea to pitch up there too. So its been just about 5 weeks in the van and I have had enough of it now.

    We are both going to work and it seems strange getting changed into a suit in the van. Only 2 more days of it though and then back to normal:thumb:
     
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    I know exactly where u r coming from.:BigGrin:
     
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