Category Archives: Days of rest

Day 12 Kit evaluation

mike/ April 16, 2012/ Days of rest, Strolling in the UK/ 11 comments

We are 11 days into the trip and having a rest day in Great Malvern. Despite all of the comments about the weight of my rucksack, 12+ Kg, I am finding it quite comfortable and, as yet, have no intention of ditching any of the contents. There were a few comments about my Braun electric toothbrush plus charger but these were from people

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Day 33 Lower Bourne

mike/ May 7, 2012/ Days of rest, Strolling in the UK/ 4 comments

Today’s Monday, today’s Monday is everybody ‘appy? You bet your life we are! Monday is washing day, both us and our clothes. Long soak in a comfortable bath and then a visit from Will, Rachel, Annabel, Lucy, Alana, Gwen, loads of scones, butter and homemade jam. Another highlight to add to the many we have already had, the delivery of a take

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Day 59 Arras

mike/ June 2, 2012/ Days of rest, Strolling in France/ 12 comments

Our host has an uncanny resemblance to Herbert Lom and I find this quite distracting as I eat my breakfast every day. As we had made very little forward provision for our accommodation, we had to move rooms this morning, up to the third floor. When I had finished packing my stuff Janet was fairly keen to have a clear run at

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