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Trevor Woodford
Worked at SWT. Now Retired.
Lives in UK & Europe. Currently Full-Time Touring.
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Officially Gone..!!
This is the last blog post that I will be making from Purple Towers...... Anne and I have enjoyed living here but there have been a lot of changes in the area over the past seventeen years, not all of them for the better. In that respect it is just like any...
This is the last blog post that I will be making from Purple Towers...... Anne and I have enjoyed living here but there have been a lot of changes in the area over the past seventeen years, not all of them for the better. I...
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I never knew it was there.....
Earlier this week I met up with Jason Boynton-Lee for coffee..cake....and a chat.. Jason rode down through France and into Spain with me and a few others back in 2009....   I t was at the end of that ride after disembarking from the Santander to UK ferry in...
Earlier this week I met up with Jason Boynton-Lee for coffee..cake....and a chat.. Jason rode down through France and into Spain with me and a few others back in 2009....  I</b><b>t was at the end of that ride after disemba...
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Even the Toilet Rolls.......
A few weeks ago at the end of January when I posted about picking up Eva the Eriba from the dealers, Steve from the blog DPF Point to Point  in the USA, left a comment asking me when Eva would be painted purple...... to which I replied :- "I won't quite go ...
A few weeks ago at the end of January when I posted about picking up Eva the Eriba from the dealers, Steve from the blog DPF Point to Point in the USA, left a comment asking me when Eva would be painted purple...... to which ...
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Pop along to Shaftesbury.....
A few days ago I met with Jon Joynes for lunch and a natter..... Jon was one of the team who rode with me on the Ten Countries in Ten Days (10in10) ride back in 2013.... In actual fact Jon is the only one of the riders whom I have cycled with since that adv...
A few days ago I met with Jon Joynes for lunch and a natter..... Jon was one of the team who rode with me on the Ten Countries in Ten Days (10in10) ride back in 2013.... In actual fact Jon is the only one of the riders whom I...
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Eva....The collection..
Today Anne and I collected Eva the Eriba.... The plan was that we would pick up the van and take her over to my daughters house and store her there for the next couple of months.... My daughter has more usable space and a better shaped drive for storing a c...
Today Anne and I collected Eva the Eriba.... The plan was that we would pick up the van and take her over to my daughters house and store her there for the next couple of months.... My daughter has more usable space and a bet...
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Has Eva arrived..?
I saw online a few days ago that the importer/dealer Automotive Leisure  who is supplying our Eriba Touring 540 caravan had just taken delivery from Germany of four lorry loads of Eribas..... Is Eva in this delivery..? Anne and I were wondering if 'Eva' our...
I saw online a few days ago that the importer/dealer Automotive Leisure who is supplying our Eriba Touring 540 caravan had just taken delivery from Germany of four lorry loads of Eribas..... Is Eva in this delivery..? Anne a...
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Saving the best till last....
Virtually everything has now been removed from Purple Towers and apart from a few small things to sort out, we are almost ready to leave after spending seventeen years of our life here. Currently we are sitting on camp chairs in an empty room.....well empty...
Virtually everything has now been removed from Purple Towers and apart from a few small things to sort out, we are almost ready to leave after spending seventeen years of our life here. Currently we are sitting on camp chairs...
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Boosting my Caravan WiFi Connection....
One of the problems that I have experienced while on long camping trips, is maintaining a good internet connection.... Of course with 3G/4G you can always access the internet with you smart phone if you have a suitable signal.....however that is also a very...
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Far more 'spring like' than the local tip......
Since my last post Anne and I have been really making some headway with our plans for our big adventure... We have managed to shift out lot's of items of furniture etc....... you really know you are getting on top of it all when the rooms have a bit of an e...
Since my last post Anne and I have been really making some headway with our plans for our big adventure... We have managed to shift out lot's of items of furniture etc....... you really know you are getting on top of it all w...
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Eva...The arrival.
As I said in my last post, the drive from the Eriba dealers over to my daughter's house was uneventful. Not having towed a caravan for many years meant that I was more than a little apprehensive but as it turned out I need not have worried as everything wen...
As I said in my last post, the drive from the Eriba dealers over to my daughter's house was uneventful. Not having towed a caravan for many years meant that I was more than a little apprehensive but as it turned out I need no...
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We've had the call.....
A view of the dealers compound..... This morning I had a call from Jason at Automotive Leisure  to let me know that Eva our Eriba is now ready for collection.... The work required to fit the extra power sockets......the motor mover .....the all important A-...
A view of the dealers compound..... This morning I had a call from Jason at Automotive Leisure to let me know that Eva our Eriba is now ready for collection.... The work required to fit the extra power sockets......the motor ...
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So.....What have I kept..?
Following my last post.... Peter Roberts of 'thediaryofmybike' blog... left a comment saying that he would be interested to hear of the items that I had decided to keep..... Good idea for a post I thought...... My Madonna del Ghisallo medallion ...an item k...
Following my last post.... Peter Roberts of 'thediaryofmybike' blog... left a comment saying that he would be interested to hear of the items that I had decided to keep..... Good idea for a post I thought...... My Madonna d...
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Cyclist, Backpacker and Photographer who also enjoys Walking, Camping and Caravanning....
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Cyclist, Backpacker & Photographer who also enjoys Walking,Camping and Caravanning..
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Have walked almost all the National Trails in the UK. I spend a lot of time Long Distance Cycling and have completed LEJOG - Cherbourg to Santander - Gibraltar to the UK (ROCK2UK) - Edinburgh to Oxford - Ten Countries in Ten Days(10in10) and various Cycle Touring Trips and still more in the pipeline. Planning a full time extended caravan trip around the UK and Europe from April 2015 with lots of cycling challenges along the way....mostly hills.!!
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