First brew in our new motorhome

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  1. denzil

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    Well Wil picked up our new to us motorhome tonight and I couldn't wait to get home from work! We've been sat having a brew and tried the heating and deciding where we will put everything for ages. I think our neighbour must think we're nuts:). Exciting stuff! Just gutted we can't get away in her this weekend as the kids have a better social life than us and both have things on :(. Will give me chance to get everything set up I suppose and let Wil figure out all the controls. Will hopefully meet some of you soon as we hope to get to some rallies. Will be heading to a party in Falkirk in a few weeks so will be looking for tips on places to visit while there (y) Denise
     
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    It is all very exciting isn't it. Lots of fun times ahead. Greetings from Norfolk. :welc:
     
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    A new van is always fun.
    Looking forward to going to some rallies :)
     
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    Good luck with the new van, enjoy your travels (y)
     
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    Make sure you visit the Falkirk Wheel, its amazing.the Kelpies have been built since I had my "Scottish Winter" but they have to be unique.
    Congrats on your new motorhome. Enjoy!
     
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    Enjoy your new MH. A visit to The Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies is a good start.
     
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    Hello from Kent :welc:
     
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    The start of your adventures....Enjoy..:clap::clap::clap:
     
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    I'm sure you'll be very happy with her. Plenty stress free weekends for you to relax, Denise. In fact i'm surprised your not all sleeping in there tonight!
    Why don't you join the ccc then you've choice of lots of different rallies up and down the country . You can fit in around the kids social life that way. That's what we used to do when ours were younger. It meant we could get away at least twice a month cheaply , to some lovely villages. There's usually other kids at them too.
    Its forecast snow and frost for next Monday !
    You'll be able to see how fab the webasto is. Before the winter.
    Happy camping.
    Bx
     
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    Did exactly the same this weekend... went out locally, parked up and tested the new kettle. (y)
     

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    Go and have another cuppa in there tonight, just to be sure :D

    Enjoy (y)
     
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    I would be sleeping in it tonight, showering in it in the morning and having breakfast :):)
    But then I'm just a big kid :rofl::rofl:
     
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    @denzil Great feeling isn't it.. we got ours last week and did exactly the same thing.. also tried out the bed for an afternoon nap.. peace perfect peace.. still sorting it out hopefully away this w/e for a proper try out ... makes you grin from ear to ear :D
     
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    Ain't it great :). I'm often found sitting quietly on our drive in my RV with a brew when we've not gone away. Just contemplating my navel and looking at my travel guides planning my next trip! Happy travels (y)
     
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    Same here.
    Spend about 5 or 6 months a year away in ours but can still be found sitting in it with a coffee when its on the drive. :):)
     
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    Hi there, can't beat a cuppa in the van, on the drive, brilliant (y) done it on many occasion. The best of luck with the new van and your travels, wherever they may take you :D Let the good times roll :party:Mew & Mick
     
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    Thanks for all the lovely comments. Been back again for a lovely peaceful brew away from the kids this evening! :) Think it may become habit forming giving me 30 minutes of peace and time to myself on returning from work before the demands for tea, homework help, money, lifts etc etc !! My motorhome is going to become my 'Woman Cave' in between trips!! Wil can have the garage :LOL:
     
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    I live I. Falkirk and do not know if hi are aware that you can park at the falkirk wheel overnight for £10 and also park overnight at the kelpies in the marina. Enjoy it is worth the trip . So busy at weekends
     
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    Great to hear about your new motorhome(y)

    Scottish Power were replacing power lines around us last month, so the power was off from 9 am till 4.30.....but thankfully we had the van, so the gas fire was on, we had lunch, endless teas and coffees and just sat inside snug and toasty watching tv until the power was back on again. Had we not had the van, we'd have been miserable as it was really cold:(

    Wishing you many happy times in your new van and lots of trips away(y)

    Margaret & Bill
     
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