How was our first campervan trip? – Part 1

You may recall a previous post, that we were thinking of a campervan trip?

Well, we did it, we have done our first campervan trip. How did we do I hear you ask? Well, have a read.

We went away the Tuesday after Easter here in the U.K

The plan was to put Max, our little boy, into nursery for a few hours. Pick up the campervan, load it up, and pick him up by about 1pm.

The kind folks at www.Kamperhire.co.uk contacted us over the Easter weekend and offered to drop the camper to us on the Monday. A day early! Great. So there it was. Sitting on the driveway. Dying to hit the open road.

My wife Suzanne went off to work on Monday night, us both excited that when she got home we could head off and experience what we had been dying to try for ages.

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Are you considering a Campervan Holiday with a toddler? We are!

So you’re thinking of having a campervan holiday with a toddler? As are we. This sounds ok…Tucking our 2 year old Max into his roof bed at 7pm, after a story and cuddles, drawing the curtain and then settling down in our bit of the campervan with a glass of something and good book.

April 18th 2017. The day we go on our first campervan holiday with a toddler. The above is what we are hoping for.

An alternative to consider, he takes 2 hours to get off to sleep, we can’t be bothered to drink or read anything so we go to bed, only to have to get up halfway through the night, creep to the loo, while biting my tongue because I hit my head on the low ceiling and trod on a piece of his lego with bare-feet.

These are 2 scenarios we have considered now we have taken the plunge and decided to do a campervan holiday, or maybe bigger plunge, and buy one!!

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WPC The Colour Green – Expressed in Photos

This weeks challenge is all about the colour Green.

Sometimes it’s fun to take a step back from interpretive challenges and just celebrate a color: green! With Monday’s vernal equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere — not to mention the St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans in many cities over the weekend — it seemed like a great time to bask in the color of spring rebirth (and leprechauns).

I have chosen a few photos that while may not be totally green, the colour certainly is prominent in all the photos, and in some of them quite significant.

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What to do in Bude (or what we did anyway)

We had to decide what to do in Bude. We headed there at the end of February, but let me elaborate a little.

For those that don’t know, I am a photographer and my wife is a nurse. As a result neither of us work traditional Monday to Friday 9-5 hours. But this is good. It gives us the chance to squeeze in a few days here, a few days there to go away.

For example our next planned getaway is a Camper Van trip in April. With our 2 year old! Anyway, back to this post.

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WPC: Against the Odds – Snapping A Monkey

Thought I would give this weeks challenge another go, with WPC: Against the Odds – Snapping A Monkey

A reminder of this challenge:

This week, share a photo that says “against the odds.” Maybe it’s a photo of an unlikely occurrence. Maybe it’s the photo itself that goes against the odds — a shot you never thought you’d get. Maybe it’s a photo of something you’re not sure you’ll be able to do.

I guess this falls under the category of an unlikely occurrence. I don’t know. To get a Monkey to pose? Never happened to me before!

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WPC: Against the Odds – One World Observatory

WPC: Against the Odds – One World Observatory

For this week’s Photo Challenge  here is my effort WPC: Against the Odds – One World Observatory.

The brief:

This week, share a photo that says “against the odds.” Maybe it’s a photo of an unlikely occurrence. Maybe it’s the photo itself that goes against the odds — a shot you never thought you’d get. Maybe it’s a photo of something you’re not sure you’ll be able to do.

I have chosen a few photos from One World Observatory. Built when the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre came down in 2011.

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