Monthly Archives: April 2014

Rough Stuff Fellowship Easter 2014

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At long last I got to go to a Rough Stuff meet. The South West of England doesn’t have a local group, with most of the membership in the north, which seems like a terrible shame (for the south-west I mean!). The Easter meet has a new location each year, and this time they chose Dunster, just a few miles… Read more »

Back on Home Ground

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After 5 months, 7 countries, 7 ferries and 4,500 miles of driving, we finally return to where we started, Hellwell Bay at Watchet. The suns shining, the sea looks lovely, and after a few pints of distinctly English ale last night, I can’t complain that the travels have come to an end for now. I’m sure we’ll get to explore… Read more »

In Bruges

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The last two days of the current tour, and what better way to round it off but with a trip to Bruges. We’ve been twice before so know most of the sites, which means there is more time to spend enjoying coffee, cake, moules, frites and the lovely and extensive range of Belgian Beers. I do enjoy a good Gueuze… Read more »

The Eifel National Park and Ordensburg Vogelsang

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After the Rhine, we headed North West into the Eifel. A region I didn’t even know existed, it borders Luxembourg and Belgium and is a former volcanic region (I think there may be some existing low level activity in places). As it turned out, we headed for the park area and missed the volcanoes! Not sure why you’d have national… Read more »