Like Father, Like Daughter...

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  1. JJ

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    I am SO pleased...

    My darling daughter is contemplating going full time motorhoming/festival going from next year and is in the process of buying this wonderful, historic truck...

    The back will probably have to be transferred to a slightly newer chassis cab as the current cab is slightly worn out (1972)!

    She has some land near Bristol to put it on and several friends with the necessary skills and equipment to do the work on it...

    I am feeling a tad envious of their youth and energy!

    The plan is to come over and hang out here for part of the year.

    That's my girl...

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    bedford-with-art-display-at-weird-wonderful-wood-festival-suffolksmall.jpg

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    For anyone who wants to know more about the truck and its previous owner...

    https://hedgespoken.wordpress.com/tag/bedford-tk/


    JJ :cool:
     
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  2. Popeye

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    So did she buy it from a FLT then Daddy? and does she have any ambition of following in Daddies huge FLT footprints.....:wink:
     
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  3. Mikey RV

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    Fantastic, wish her all the luck. I would love something like that. (y)
     
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    Brilliant photos, thanks for sharing them and good luck to her (y)
     
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    All the very best to her - alternative life style rules OK
     
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  6. Judge Mental

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    Blimey......:censored:

    treat her to a funster sticker and membership:LOL:
     
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  7. NickNic

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    Awesome. I seem to think I may have seen it at a festival somewhere in the past. I hope it works out for her.
     
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  8. wasp

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    That wouldn`t be any good for us JJ SWMBO would need a verandah on the back and, a flight of stairs with handrails. Nice truck tho mate
    ;););););););)
     
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  9. Feltwell

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    Those old Bedford TK's are great - so simple and easy to fix, and have great character. Good luck to her!
     
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    1972 equals tax exempt as well I would not be in a hurry to change it. Get it fixed instead.
     
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    JJ, one thing to say,thats a BIG (y)
     
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    Thank you for sharing very interesting to read the blog, hope your daughter fulfills her dream

    Hope to meet her with this historic truck on our travels one day

    John n Kath x
     
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    Thanks for the link JJ - love reading about these interesting people. Friend of mine has moved to west Wales and has met so many people who have chosen to leave the mainstream and adopt an alternative lifestyle.
    Good luck to your daughter. :happy:
     
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    Good luck to her and hope all goes well.
     
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    Great stuff(y)
     
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    Wow that is just brilliant, be really interesting to follow her progress with it, can see your smile from here JJ.
     
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  17. TerryL

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    Didn't I see something similar on George Clarkes "Amazing Spaces"?
     
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    A tad envious
    Na bollocks well bloody envious.
    Good luck to her and you.
    May catch her at a festival yet.
     
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  19. Pat and Trish

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    It might be a tad worn out but a bit extreme to pile logs under it (pic 1) and then torch it (pic 3) :rolleyes:
    Wish here all the best and hope to see it at a festival sometime soon.
     
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  20. Judge Mental

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    Does that mean its maybe not liable to congestion charge as well do you think?
     
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