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  1. Seajay

    Seajay Funster

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    Hi, my name is Chris and I'm based in the middle of Cornwall, well almost!..
    After many years of campervanning / motorhoming I finally decided to join
    a club. This Ford based CL is the smallest of 4 I've had, apart from 3 little 'pop tops'
    I bought in Oz over many years. I must say that campervanning in Oz is second to none
    and if possible I would migrate there for good tomorrow!!
    After a life 'on the ocean wave' it seemed a natural progression to be behind a van steering wheel
    instead of a ships wheel....My 1st motorhome for many years was a great Mercedes 508D long wheel based conversion by Orchid in Devon I believe. He was so much bigger on the outside than inside so he was named ''Sidrat''....the reverse of ''Tardis'' you see....
    There followed for many years an early Knaus Traveller based on a LHD Fiat Ducato....His name was
    PiPi Loco and it was given to him by a lovely South American lady who shall remain nameless!!
    My next wagon was a much more modern (and soul less) RWD Transit based Dethleffs Sunlight....It had most of the 'bells and whistles' and that rear wheel drive that I really like,and an engine that flew along, but no character!
    My present wagon has the RWD that I like, is LHD 'cos I find that so much easier abroad, an auto box which is wonderful, can sleep 5 if everyone is really friendly! but no oven which is a bit of a bummer...am working on that though.
    I could waffle on about stuff, but before you all nod off I'll close and await any comments?

    Keep smiling.........Chris.
     
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    Hi and welcome to fun Chris
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ;)

    :welc:
     
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    Hi Chris and welcome to the club from just up the road plenty if like minded folk on here :welc:
     
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    Hello :hi:
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun, Chris :)
     
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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    :welc:We are tween St Austell and Newquay.
     
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    Thanks guys 'n gals for that speedy welcome, must say didn't really know what to write about to start my newbie Funstering.
    Maybe my introductions were a bit much to start with?...if so my apologies.
    The placing of 'smilies' is something I have to learn I guess.
     
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    hi there and welcome to MHF(y)
    Brian & Jo
     
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    Hi Chris, welcome to fun good to have you join in :welc:
     
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    Welcome to fun Chris. (y)
    Bob and Janie.
     
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    Welcome.... guess every day is a holiday living in a beautiful place like that. Happy travels. :)
     
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    Hi Chris, welcome to fun(y)
     
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    Hi Chris , really enjoyed your post, sounded like coming from a real passionate of travels , sailor first if I well understood. Still one word I never came across , can you explain please what a "Tardis" is ?

    Meanwhile .... Bienvenue depuis "La Belle France"

    Amicalement

    Frankie:cool:
     
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    Frankie, how could you not know. Tardis is the time travelling vehicle of Dr Who, a science fiction programme on the telly that has been running since I was a child.
    It is an acronym for Time And Relative Dimensions In Space and is noticeable by being a police phone box on the outside but huge on the inside.

     
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    Hi Chris,
    Alrite me'ansome

    (originally from St Dennis)
     
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    Hi Chris and welcome to the Fun! (y):welc:

    Where you write your messages click on the smiley face which is on the second line 5th from the left at the top. You will then have a choice of three different styles of smilies to choose from! :laughing:

    Give it a try! :Smile:
     
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    Hi Chris, welcome to the Fun (y)
     
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