Archive | August, 2012

A Moated Manor House

Baddesley Clinton

Date: 28th August. Yet another great day out at a National Trust property. This time it was Baddesley Clinton, on our way back from the Greenbelt Festival.  Arriving at the car park with our 30 foot Motorhome plus 15 foot trailer there were no height barriers or sucking of teeth here. The extremely friendly volunteer […]

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MMM Magazine September 2012 Cover

Letter to MMM Magazine

Readers of the blog will know I am not a fan of sycophantic ‘Letters to the Editor’ (see Dear Sir, I am outraged).  I was moved to write to MMM this week after reading an item in the latest issue. You will probably spot my own weasely statement in the email copy below but the […]

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Yes, that's us in the middle of a thousand cars for the Bank Holiday!

Greenbelt Festival

Date of Stay August 24th 2012 to August 28th 2012: I can definitely say I am at the end of my weather tether – which sums up the Summer really.  I am here with Butterfingers at Greenbelt 2012 . They are running circus workshops for kids in the Parade Ring.  Deluged with rain on Saturday, Sunday pretty […]

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New iPad and MMM App Update

I have had my shiny new (white!) iPad, 64Gb WiFi and cellular for just over a week. As an everyday tool for email, FaceTime, looking after photos, reading, news etc etc etc I really don’t think it can be beaten. Let’s hope they invest sme of that $1 billion they just won on even more […]

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All Chained Up

Clack and Go Snow Chains

Or otherwise entitled, how to use snow chains to get yourself up a wet grassy hill without a tow. So, I have had these chains for a couple of years – because they are a mandatory requirement in some European areas.  I do remember trying them out on my driveway when they first arrived and […]

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