Author Archives: Mike

Créon

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Today we were up early, and arrived at the Centre de la Mémoire d’Oradour as it opened.  For those of you who didn’t do your homework, Oradour-sur-Glane is the site of a Nazi atrocity committed on 10th June 1944 (four days after D-Day), where 642 unarmed men, women and children were… Read more »

Oradour-sur-Glane

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Just a very brief update today as we’ve spent most of the day driving, and there’s nothing exciting to report. We’re parked up in another free aire at Oradour-sur-Glane, near Limoges. Tomorrow morning we will be going to the memorial museum, the Centre de la Mémoire d’Oradour. Your homework before… Read more »

Provins

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The heavens opened overnight last night, but I do enjoy laying there listening to the sound of the rain bouncing off the roof. We left Arras and made the 160 mile journey to Provins, a UNESCO World Heritage site to the east of Paris. We let the satnav take us… Read more »

Arras

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We left Canterbury at 9am, and I have to say that the motorhome facility was well thought out – the local council have done a great job. Within half an hour we were in Folkestone, and were put onto an earlier train. The train was only half full and the… Read more »

Canterbury

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The past couple of days have been quite stressful, but all’s gone to plan thank goodness.  Yesterday morning the removal men were round first thing to take our furniture into storage. Some final bits such as crockery were put up in the loft, other stuff loaded into the car to… Read more »

All set!

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First of all, a warm welcome to all of our friends from Facebookland who are reading our blog for the first time! If you’d like to keep up with our adventures, then enter your email address in the ‘keep in touch’ section. We’ll also be updating Facebook, Twitter and Instagram… Read more »

A look back at 2016

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2016 was the year in which our dream of travelling around Europe in a motorhome turned into a reality.  At the beginning of the year our plan was for me to quit my job and head off in June 2017, but my mid-2016 our thinking changed and we decided to bring… Read more »

And home again!

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Last night we played Upwords again.  We were 1-1 on Friday evening and 1-1 again last night so we made it a ‘best of 5’ only for us to draw the 5th game on points.  We’ll have to continue another time! This morning we woke up at about 8am.  After… Read more »