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Just four weeks to go and I just want to be settled on board with the real world, and Christmas , left behind. I still need to order money and am checking the exchange rates daily its still going up so hang on. If it starts to go down then I buy before it looses any more. The money is delivered to the ship so don't have to carry it. The exchange rate is pretty good also. Found ...
This year 6,657 Christmas shoeboxes were donated to The Trussell Trust for distribution in Bulgaria. This is another record and a reminder that there are a lot of you out there that really care about others much less fortunate than yourselves. If the children and adults who will receive the presents this year were able, they'd say a huge thank you to everybody who gave shoeboxes or their time to help sort them. It's really good ...
... was something going on above the hotel. A sprint out the way and a look up revealed two guys hanging off the roof on the guttering breaking off ice, big chunks of which were crashing down! Just check the photos out! So the final hour's before leaving for the airport was an opportunity to do a bit of shopping for some presents and things to bring home. Followed by a lunch with a last vodka (umm..nice) and back to the hotel to get ...
... birds - sea eagle, merlin and black kites.
Finally back to Wyke farm to have chilli and a warm up.
Decided to keep the heating on all night! Not a good move - too hot at 0130 and had to get out of bed to turn it off.
I will learn how to set the timer on the heating - but can only do one thing at a time. The booklet that comes with the van covers everything - the info is about 6 inches thick!
... world had decided to drive along from Southampton to Winchester at the same time. And so we crawled along! But never mind we had plenty of time.
A few narrow roads following the A303 and we arrived. A campervan was in our spot!!!
Allocated another pitch - closer to the showers and loos - goodie.
A hot meal, a warm van and a glass of vino - what a good start to the weekend?