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Going Away.... by Spursfan on 30 August 2008 10:22pm
 
...but don't stress, people - I'll be back Tuesday afternoon!!

We are going away with Tosun in the motorhome tomorrow morning until Tuesday.

We are going....26 MILES!! Dovedale in the Peak District actually. ;)

I could do with a break as I haven't been well and also there should be some great walks for Tosun - if it doesn't rain (the weather forecast is for rain rain rain - but I have books to read and puzzle books to do - and anyway we have the TV and dvds!!)!

So see you all on Tuesday (I MAY be on briefly in the morning).

BEHAVE WHILE I'M AWAY HAHAHAHAHAHAHA SOME HOPE!! ;)

Anne
 
Re: Going Away.... by suzulu on 31 August 2008 12:42am
 
Have a lovely time and hope you feel better for the break.

Behave? Of course we will! ;)
 
Re: Going Away.... by Lounge Trekker on 31 August 2008 1:35am
 
Enjoy yourself Anne. All the ladies accuse me of it...you're the first to ask me to beknave.

Dyslexic Trekker
 
Re: Going Away.... by johnnythemonkey on 31 August 2008 7:37am
 
Has she gone yet ? SSShhh........old bat !



I know you've got bat ears Anne, so enjoy your break.
Motorhome ? You would'nt catch Hyacinth in one of those !
 
Re: Going Away.... by Spursfan on 31 August 2008 8:52am
 
Caught you!!!!
Old bat indeed!

And the motorhome is mainly Tosun's so he can have holidays and things.

;p

We're off in just over an hour!!


 
Re: Going Away.... by peripatetically on 31 August 2008 12:25pm
 
Byyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeee!
 
Re: Going Away.... by kazzzz on 31 August 2008 12:47pm
 
*wave*
 
Re: Going Away.... by geordiegirl on 31 August 2008 6:36pm
 
As I write, you'll be in the Peaks, Anne - they're LOVELY but they do get a lot of rain, don't they- but oh the air, the freshness, the scenery...enjoy!
 
Re: Going Away.... by Spursfan on 3 September 2008 10:06am
 
I'm back!!

We had a lovely, chilled out, time! Yes it did rain and we didn't do a lot except walk Tosun, but it was lovely to get away.

We were just outside Ashbourne and yesterday we left there about 11 a.m. and went on to a place called Carsington Water. It was gorgeous there, with nature walks and things. We took Tosun a lovely long walk, and he was also able to paddle in the water (he will only go in if he can actually WALK in - no jumping in for him!!). We went back to the 'van for about an hour for a cup of coffee and a snooze (husband) and to read (me) then we had another lovely walk.

http://www.cressbrook.co.uk/visits/carsington.php

We left, and drove back homewards. Just past Ashbourne, at about 3.50 p.m., the husband says 'the clutch is gone', so he had to find a layby to pull into so we could ring the AA (well it was a bit scary because of all the hills, luckily we found a layby before we had to climb one!!).

We were stuck in that layby until about 6.30! Quite comfy though, and I read my book and did a crossword. It was pouring down though, and at one point it thundered, so poor Tosun was trembling!

At last the AA man fixed it (there was a spare clutch cable in the 'van when we bought it - hurray!!) and we drove home - arriving AT LEAST 3 hours later than we could have done.

;)
 
Re: Going Away.... by suzulu on 3 September 2008 10:17am
 
Glad you had a great time, Anne, apart from the breakdown!

Carshington Water looks a pretty place.
 
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