What can't you live without ....

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  1. janeerica

    janeerica Read Only Funster

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    Having never done this before, I am now starting to equip my van and wonder what items that from experience you think are essential - apart from bedding and the obvious kitchen-ey and bathroom-ey stuff, oh and Marmite of course!!
     
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  2. Tootles

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    Well, depending on your taste, either:
    An 18 year old blonde 37/26/37, whose just won the lottery.......
    Or
    A 64 year old ex blonde, now slightly follicly challenged, but with a great sense of humour, and a rather large endowment.......(y)
     
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  3. Allanm

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    Comfy fold up chairs
     
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  4. Pikeman

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    So which of the two did you manage to get hold of??

    Keith :cool:
     
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  5. Tootles

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    Well, I really would like the first one, but the second selection is I'm afraid a selfie............:(:( However, you never know your luck!! Peeps pay good money for total crap on ebay........:)
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    My misses.................... But how the hell I have put up with her for nearly 50 years beat`s me... :h::inlove::smiley:
     
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  7. Pikeman

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    Hey Mo, Im sure I heard her say something similar
     
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  8. Munchie

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    STEPH!!!
     
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  9. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Ditto Old Mo......I do go down to Spain on my own sometime as Mrs Mental still works...but I tell you something for nufink....its not the same.........ITS BETTER THEN EVER!:D
     
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  10. TerryL

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    Janeerica - take no notice of them!

    Now to answer your post PROPERLY - well we can't because everybody's needs/wants are different. Until you've actually identified a need it's so so easy to keep buying what you think you might need and end up chucking it out unused when you've gotta reduce your load 'cos you're overweight - correction your van is overweight!

    Just get out and enjoy yourselves - you'll soon find out what you want and if it becomes an essential you'll find it somewhere.
     
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  11. johnp10

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    He shouts that every night about now..


    TABLET TIME!!!!
     
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  12. GJH

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    Still cradle snatching then? :LOL::LOL:;)
     
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  13. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    A torch
    Baby Wipes
    Clothes Pegs
    Clothes line
    Wine Bottle Stoper

    Of course normal table chairs BQ bikes music , try and leave a basic supply of seasoning vinegar tea coffee , soap toothpaste, it's so much easier not having to keep putting things in and out of the van, now we only have to put the fresh food in everything else stays in the van.
     
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  14. calion

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    Corkscrew and can opener, waterproofs for dog walking in the rain!
     
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    Plenty of tea-towels to stop the bits in the oven & hotplates rattling in transit
    Bag of change for laundry
    Old carrier bags for the bin
    Notebook
    Waterproofs
     
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    Diesel :)
     
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  17. John Laidler

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    Following our last trip - an Endless Breeze fan. Very quiet, runs on 12 volts and ideal for keeping the dog cool on the move. And what's more, he even lets us borrow it sometimes!

    Endless dog cooling:
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    My wife......
     
  19. calion

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    Aaah how sweet lol
     
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    I second old carrier bags for rubbish, I went to Houghton Mill for a quick overnight stay, and no bags for rubbish. It made life difficult, you don't realise until you do it.
     
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