Last day @ work !!!!

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  1. Dr Wolfenstein

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    Just finished my last day @ work and 3 weeks before we set off for our family full timer adventures in France et al ! Feel like a weight is off my shoulders already ! Will keep you posted.
     
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  2. Wombles

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    Lucky you! Hope that we will be in the same position one day...
     
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  3. laneside

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    Hey retirement is absolutely brilliant enjoy every minute of it----we do
     
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    Congratulation. Enjoy it, do and see everything you can.
     
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  5. Carol

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    Sounds good to me, enjoy it, good when a plan comes together, keep us posted on your adventures. :)
     
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  6. SharonL

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    Me jealous much? Oh yes indeed, THIS much at the very least!

    Have a brilliant time (y)
     
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    Treasure the moment

    it's got to last a

    LIFETIME.(y)(y)(y)

    :):):)
     
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  8. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Have a fantastic time Tess.
    Hope everything goes to plan , and that you all have a fantastic time. Enjoy. X
     
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  9. Dr Wolfenstein

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    Hi all,

    Currently in Central Brittany (Pontivy area) into our second week of our travels and loving the cider/food/friendly locals and beautiful scenery. Will be staying around 'Lac du Guerledan' then moving nearer the coast @ end of month (after the French go back to work) and then move further south. Only gripe is the weather.....very sketchy (so unlike Blighty lol) we have been using our French lessons learned from my inlaws who live locally and even the kids are getting the hang of 'please/thank you/can I have another cider/where's the HP etc..' Will post the odd pic when I get a chance.
    Bye for now.
     
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  10. JJ

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    Don't Do It...

    Go back to work...


    I need your taxes to pay my pension so I can swan around Europe in my motorhome doing nothing much...

    (Congratulations!)


    JJ :cool:
     
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  11. Dr Wolfenstein

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    (y)I may have to go back for the odd outage to pay the fuel/food/wine bill......but I will try to hold on till the Rugby World Cup :)
     
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    Year 14 now and we love it. Would not have time for work now..BUSBY:D:D
     
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  13. Dr Wolfenstein

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    Fair play, I'm a little way off retirement but who knows my numbers may come in :)
     
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  14. JJ

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    I am really, really sorry to tell you this, especially as it is none of my business, but if...

    "who knows my numbers may come in"

    ...refers to the National or Euro Lottery let me assure you they won't. :(


    JJ :cool:
     
  15. busby

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    Why not, i know odds are bad but a pal of mines daughter won £90000 three months ago...nice amount.:):)
     
  16. Dr Wolfenstein

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    Heading La Rochelle/Rochefort area, anyone stayed there or have any tips ?
    Cheers.
     
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    One of my neighbours won 1.6m 9 yrs ago, goodness knows why she lives here.
     
  18. Rob and Val

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    Last year we stayed at the aire just off Avenue Jean Moulin, La Rochelle (N46°09.188, W001°08.399). No electric there but a very good location next to the Park & Ride. We paid 10.50 euros for one night but that includes return bus tickets for up to 4 people into the centre of La Rochelle. (Town parking bans motorhomes). Entry to the aire is closed on a Sunday but you are able to exit. Had a good night's sleep there and La Rochelle was well worth seeing. Enjoy!
     
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    Don't know how I ever found time to go to work. Congrats, and enjoy.....IT'S GREAT!!(y)(y)(y)
     
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    I second Rob and Val's comments about Ave Jean Moulin P&R.

    If you like well-executed graffiti (some do), spare a moment to visit the parking area off Rue de l'Armide, between the main harbour and the Maritime Museum. The more conventional attractions in La Rochelle are good too - my better half swears by the shops. I tend to swear when she's late back from the shops.

    The Ile de Re is worth a day or three of your time if you've not been before, and the much smaller Ile Madame (access via tidal causeway) is quite interesting too, although maybe only a day's worth at the most.
     
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