Archive | September, 2012

Sand Sea and Sky - and Empty - click to enlarge


Date:September 2nd 2012 Oh how we love this spot!  Time and again we return to park adjacent to the beach at Alnmouth.  £3 to park for the day and you will be advised you cannot stay over night (although we have once or twice in the winter months).  Excellent restaurant in town with BYO alcohol […]

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Water Cascade Alnwick Gardens

Alnwick Gardens

Date of Stay: 1st September 2012. How does it go n Mary Poppins? Super cali fragilisti cexpi alidocious – wonder if I have spelt that correctly, doesn’t appear to be in my spell checker? Anyway, that is the best word to describe Alnwick Council who have provided FOUR specific Motorhome parking places just outside Alnwick […]

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Britstops 710

Deja Vu BritStops 710

Date of Stay: 31st August 2012. On our way to Alnwick (of which more tomorrow) we thought we would give this BritStop another try (see Nettles and Comfrey) and book in the restaurant for dinner this time to give it the full test. They did warn us when we phoned beforehand that they had a […]

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Captifi Long Range WiFi Aerial

I received an email yesterday from Jim Dorf ( asking about how well I was getting on with my CaptiFi long range wifi aerial which has led to an interesting update. Here is my initial response to the email describing my experience… Hi Jim, thanks for the question Depends on what kit you are using […]

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