Life after Todmorden

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  1. laneside

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    Wow we are near to Argen in the Gascony region of France and we woke up to the view of a free fishing lake that is stuffed full of big, big carp.

    By lunch time it was just over 30 degrees and Lynda had all her washing dry outside something she never remembers achieving in soggie Todmorden

    Lilly has been for a swim in crystal clear water just chasing the carp to the opposite end to me but who cares.

    There is not a single person anywhere within sight and the damsel flies and butterflies are out in the hundreds, the only sound is the odd bee and the croaking frogs

    We are all very happy bunnies and missing Tod. like a very sore thumb or two or more.
     

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    Nice to see you enjoying yourselves, Alan.

    That reminds me, I haven't noticed a post from you for a day or two, wasn't too wet earlier this week was it? :Rofl1:
     
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    Glad to hear you're getting some sun on yer bonce Alan :Cool:
     
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    Wow , a lovely spot Alan , glad you are both oops all three of you are enjoying yourselves:thumb:

    Lovely photo's Alan too

    Kath n John x
     
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    lovely

    wish we could be there it looks lovely:Smile:
     
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    That looks wonderful.

    You paint a wonderful picture of fishing and domestic chores. There is something really satisfying about drying the washing when away in Motorhome - relaxing as well.

    We are from Oakworth originally so not far from Todmorden we've moved up to Scotland so kept the rain!!!!

    Enjoy your travels
     
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    Nice to see and hear from you and that all is fine in your world
    is that a site you are on? if so spill the beans like a goodun please.
    It looks lovely

    maggie
     
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    I'm not jealous at all, green's my natural colour :Cool:



    Cheers. Nige
     
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    Sun's crackin t'flags in't Tod




    :Rofl1:
     
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    Now you know why we moved to France!! :thumb:
     
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    Which one is Alan?
     
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    so thats where you keep your secret supply of rain:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Those Carp look like Dog Fish to me !!!:Wink:
     
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    Huh There`s nowt like rubbin it in is there, ooh it`s nice ere innit.Not that I am in any way jealous or bitter or kin green wi envy:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:You enjoy it mate you know you`ve earned it
     
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    The one on dry land without hair of course
     
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    WOW Alan that is living the dream, you deserve it you have done your share of wet and cold enjoy, and love to Lynda x
     
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    looks fantastic, any co-ordinates ? Regards
     
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    That's fair enough Carol - but he doesn't have to send it to the rest of us though does he :Laughing:
     
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    Oh yes he does Graham and guess what------


    There will be more to come
     
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    Sorry was trying to keep it a secret

    It is actually a Dutch owned ASCI site that stays open until the end of the month, it costs 12 euros a night with the asci card and has free wifi point and free fishing and canoes at this time of the year.

    It is so quiet at present with just us and two other Dutch couples on but I can imagine it thronging in the high season.

    The coordinates are N44- 16.20 E o--53.17 and it is No 1258 in the Asci 2012 book

    The final piccie just to annoy Graham is the sunset from our van door last night
     

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