Who else is 'Daft Enough'?

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  1. Chockswahay

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    So apart from me and SWMBO…………. who else is bonkers enough to be out in their MH in the UK in this weather? :RollEyes::winky:

    Where we are in Llandysul near Aberporth it is VERY windy and VERY wet (but that's Wales for you :winky: )

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  2. sticky130

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    We just got back yesterday from North Devon, yep very wet & very windy!

    Sleeping was interesting as I thought at one point we may tip over (I know we wouldn't) It was like trying to sleep on a rocking horse :whatthe:
     
  3. canopus

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    We just came back yesterday after setting off on 22 December. Five days on a CC site in Yorkshire and five days behind a village hall in Lincolnshire.
     
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  4. journeyman

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    Just driven from Bovington in Dorset to a CL called Laverick Hall, Halton Lancashire….Took about 6hrs and included hailstones on the A34 south of Oxford…Bizarrely followed by blazing sunshine and a double rainbow!

    Bit windy, but other than that…Hunky Dory
     
  5. BreweryDave

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    We are!
    But then we always are - out and daft that is!!!:Eeek:

    Had a mahoosive hail storm this morning - about ten minutes of hail the size of maltesers being blown out of the thunderclouds by 40-50mph winds - boy was it noisy in the van!

    Did check afterwards though - no (new!) dents:winky:

    Hope its better tomorrow - driving up to a CL at Kenilworth for a few days!
     
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  6. HymerB544

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    Who is daft enough

    We spent three nights at Trevaylor site just outside Botallack from 30th Dec to yesterday. Don't think we have ever experienced conditions like the first two nights in 8 years of motor homing. Odd thing was the days were clear bright and blue (not warm). Our friends came down from Saddleworth in their van and arrived two days before us staying one day longer. I bet when they woke up this morning they wished they'd bailed out (hopefully not literally) when we left.

    Now were preparing for the Santander ferry in two weeks time, and two months of Spanish warmth.
    :thumb:
     
  7. maz

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    'Daft enough' to live in the van so out in all weathers. :winky:

    Very windy near Oswestry but parked up with back of van into wind so hardly any rocking. Rufty-tufty fulltimer so don't bother with corner steadies. :wub:

    On hook-up with heating switched to electric so lovely and warm 24/7 for no extra cost. Maybe not so daft ........ ::bigsmile:
     
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  8. JJ

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    This wretched weather...

    Awful here today.

    The sun went behind clouds several times. :Sad:

    But... as mentioned above... Rufty Tufty (off site) Fulltimers don't worry about these things.

    In fact a little breeze helps cool you down a bit...

    JJ :Cool:


     
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  9. FULL TIMER

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    Nothing daft about living in the van, just passed our 7 year mark of rufty tufty full timing here in the UK, none of that softy-softy chasing the sun for us.
     
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  10. Geordies

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    Should have given up on the sleep and used the motion ! Would have been easier to get to sleep afterwards :Eeek:
     
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  11. Gromett

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    Fulltimer here also. What are corner steadies? Are they a drinking aid?:ROFLMAO:
     
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  12. Bluemerle

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    Another rufty tufty fulltimer! I am on the edge of Dartmoor at the moment, lots of rain,wind, and hailstones, still love it!
    I have corner steadies, but cant be bothered to use them.

    On a site with EHU, so warm and toasty::bigsmile:

    Spending lots of time Bimbling about on the mooors with the dog::bigsmile:
     
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  13. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Good pub by us, allows overnight parking ! Ye Old Crossgates !!

    Where ???? just down the road from us at Ford ! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    p.s. Ex rufty tufty motorhomer of many years !!
     
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  14. maz

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    At Cranberry Moss C&CC site till tomorrow. :Smile:
     
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    Please say 'Hi' to Llandysul for us! We lived just outside Llandysul from '87 to '09... :thumb:
     
  16. Kevc

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    Just got back from a few days at Pembrey Park, Llanelli. Wardens advised where to park, and we were sheltered from worse of he wind.
    Good couple of days, and even got a couple of strolls along the beach between the downpours :)

    Enjoy

    Kev
     
  17. joner8888

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    I like the rocking motion especially when it`s just me and Mrs alone together,in the dark, and --:Blush:
     
  18. Chris

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    We have spent the last week in the van.

    Rain and high winds every single day.

    It's great when you are in the van but not so great when you want to go out.
     
  19. Ber090

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    Going on Monday to CC site near Chester for a week or 2. Can't wait to get away. Sod the weather!

    Cheers
    Bernie & Rona:thumb:
     
  20. DBK

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    Which site are you on? Not thinking of squatting next door to you right away but we live just outside the southern edge of Dartmoor and any recommendations for sites nearby are always useful - for when we want to get away for a day or so and not have to drive too far.
     
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