Wales is a Different Country!

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  1. John Laidler

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    Stayed last night on a site near the Forest of Dean. This morning we headed into Wales so I entered the post code of the place we were heading for into the satnav. It came back "location not found". I double checked I had the right post code and tried again with the same result.

    Scratched head again and then noticed the satnav said we were in England, which we were but where we were going was in a foreign land - Wales!

    Manually changed the country on the satnav to Wales and it found the post code straight away. :)

    Ironically, we ignored its route which have taken us along the M4 and followed the A40 through Abergaveny and Sennybridge, a much more interesting route. I did notice quite a few interesting places to visit at some other time in this area when it isn't raining, such as Raglan Castle. :)
     
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    Yes we noticed that too for Wales but don't remember having to change it when we went to Jocklandshire in September? (n)
     
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    Yes a different country but apparently they invented the condom using sheep's intestine.
    it was a scot's man that perfected it by removing the intestine Frome the sheep
     
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    Welcome to God's country DBK.(y):D



    Some may say I show bias:LOL:
     
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    :LOL:(y):cool:
     
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  6. John Laidler

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    I agree, my wife was made here. :)
     
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    And you weren't stopped by rugby ball and bow and arrow totting Welsh bandits, who prance around in multi coloured tights and doublets, demanding a payment for 'homage' for entering their sheep infested country? Surprised. Unless it was after 4pm, and they were watching 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' on the telly. :)
     
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    I remember when the kids were teenagers we camping near the border and we drove into Wales for the day they said "don't we need our passports":)
     
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    Quite right and some of us have been here for a while on missionary works.

     
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    We did see a lady dressed like an off duty druid. She had a sort of purple cloak on which was wrapped entirely around her. She was shopping in Waitrose and climbed into a transit MH afterwards. I don't she is a funster as I am sure we would have heard from such a character, even if it was only about recommended spells to use on CC wardens.
     
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    That was SHIFTZZ. You should have said "HI", or HELO', as the heathen's speak it. :)
     
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    I remember when I was a kid my dad driving OUT of Wales to get a pint.:cheers::rofl::rofl:
     
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    It's generic then..........:)
     
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    No, I think it was more a pubs were shut on Sunday thing.(y)
     
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    We did have a fright entering Wales on the old bridge. The toll sign showed £13.50 against a symbol showing a small and a big van! Fortunately they only charged us the car rate of £6.50. :)
     
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    Haha, yes we've been there seen that. I think it cos your not a van. I wonder if PVC's have to explain?(n)
     
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    Most people are happy to pay 20 quid just to get out!.
     
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    Everything is shut on Sunday, even the toilets.
     
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    I think they would have more visitors spending more money if they didn't have to pay to get in the place in the first instance.:reel:

    I'll get onto it straight away.:active:
     
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    Naaaa, my dad wouldn't worry about that but a lack of beer, bloody hell, now that was serious. :beerchug:
     
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