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The ‘Col. K’ hits Normandy

After an early start we boarded a ferry to France, waved off by our good friends Rich & Jocie & their dog Ghillie who put in a lot of effort in the cold to take photos from various view points…

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We’re actually off at last

We finally received our International Driving Permits from the RAC on Friday, after finding out that our original applications were “lost” in the post, or system or some other imaginary place that exists only on the minds of the RAC….

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A frantic few days

As usual you think you’ve got ages to sort a last few bits out….. NO CHANCE! The last few days have been manic, and the next few days are going to be much the same. We’ve been busy working on…

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The Off is imminent

The last week has been full of goodbyes to family and friends (those that we haven’t got to see we’re really sorry, time has caught up with us), as it seems that we will hopefully set off on our travels…

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The Colonels back……

After receiving a call from Woods Commercials, Aylesham, we drove down and collected Colonel K this morning. The MOT retest has been completed and the brakes feel great. After it was diagnosed that the hub seal had leaked oil over…

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Prepping “The Colonel” for the trip

We’ve had a few highs and lows with the truck over the last week or so, all in preparation for the Lorrywaydown. Last week we had a couple of new Michelin XZL tyres fitted to the front wheels, and new…

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A complicated move

After a few weeks of packing, stacking, chucking, and a bit of shouting, we have actually moved out of our house at last. The storage unit is packed to the gunnels, and God help us if we want to get…

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Over 2,000 hits, and lots of boxes

We, have got lots going on at the moment, the house is getting packed up, the charity shop is stocked , and the village jumble sale was bursting at the seams! We are moving out next Monday, and currently have…

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A trip to the Travel Clinic, puncture wounds aplenty…….

We had a pre booked appointment at The Travel Clinic this morning, to discuss what medication and vaccines we require for our up coming trip. I came away with 3 puncture wounds, a repeat booking for another 3 next Monday,…

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Getting closer to setting off

Well things are moving along quite nicely now, as far as getting nearer to setting off on our trip is concerned. We’ve been lucky enough to get a tenant very quickly to move into our house, so quickly in fact,…

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