Semi-Newbie from Scotland

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  1. Doobray

    Doobray Funster

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    Caravanning and Camping for 30+ years thought I would give Motorhome a try looks like a need to rethink how I plan my trips not as easy to nip down to the shops.
     
  2. Gellyneck

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    Just do your shopping when travelling between sites or travel to \ from shops by bus, or a lot of supermarkets do home delivery service to a number of sites, or .....................
     
  3. irnbru

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    downloadfile.gif From Glasgow
     
  4. Hollyberry

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    Hi and Welcome to Fun.

    There's always ways round the shopping as Gellyneck said. I've had supermarkets deliver the big stuff ( dog food, cat litter --oh yes, I thought it was a good idea to full time for nearly 2 years with 2 dogs and 2 cats) lots of supermarkets you can park at the far end of the car park. Always buses and train.
     
  5. plumber54

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    welcome from edinburgh:xThumb:
     
  6. Carol

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    Hello Welcome, if you can use a cycle it's a great way to get around when parked up, we seem to get so much cycling on our assist bikes around the places we visit.:welc:
     
  7. big bertha

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    Welcome from East Lothian:welc:
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN the best forum on the net for all your motorhome related questions. (y)
     
  9. Doobray

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    Thanks guys looking forward to the challenge and the exercise
     
  10. Vlad The Impaler

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    Welcome to the FUN .
    It's not as hard as you think!
    We have a 24 ft Mh and if on a site take all our provisions with us.
    We also come to Scotland and go to the Isle Of Bute ( where my mums from ) once or twice a year and wild camp on various beaches.After breakfast we wash up and drive the kids to the swimming pool or cinema for a few hours before heading back to the beach in the afternoon .It only takes twenty mins or so to be ready to move after a night parked up.


    Vlad
     
  11. Wildman

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    Hi and welcome to the fun, now have a use for my doobray flicker
     
  12. scousebird

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    Hello :hi:
     
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    We also started caravanning 30 years ago and when we had a young family it was ideal. Now we find a two berth MH perfect as we like to tour, staying only a few days in any one spot, so we simply shop when driving between stops.

    Fridge space for salads and milk etc is a limiting factor and we may get a compressor cool box to give us more cold storage in hot countries. Unfortunately the ideal place to put the coolbox is where our dog sleeps at night but as he is now in his 18th year I suspect we will be able to get our coolbox soon. :(

    And of course welcome!
     
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    Hi Doobray and welcome to the Fun!:xThumb::welc:
     
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    Hello & welcome (y)(y)(y)
     
  16. Moodybrook

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    Och you'll soon get into the routine, I have a wee folding bike, get everywhere with that, for fetching messages I have a pannier on back and a supermarket type basket temporarily cable tied on.
    Far aboot ar ye ? near gods own, Lournie ? or near the borders where we are i' noo ? Oh welcome on this very helpful site (y)
     
  17. Doobray

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    From the central belt Paisley Mon-Fri, Dunoon Sat-Sun
     
  18. Gellyneck

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    Still gaun doon the waater fur yir holidays then!:xsmile:
     
  19. Doobray

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    Aye sitting oot lookin across the Firth of Clyde the noo
     
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    From the beautiful (if chilly) Scottish Borders
     
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