Holiday Blues

Posted by @ 8:48 pm on Wednesday 17th August, 2011.
Categories: Uncategorized

Guess the location:

25m from sandy beach, east coast
Fine view of 30 offshore turbines, of which only 27 are working
10m from four lary Essex families who only break out the beer after the bar & excessively-loud disco shut at 01:30 every night
Caravan lacking in equipment and cleanliness

Wish you were here?
Wish I wasn't.

The good news?
There are only three more nights to endure.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

7 Responses to “Holiday Blues”

  1. Brian says:

    Ha ... !

    I saw the title of your posting and thought "Ha ... that's me!" Having read your piece it's not my blues though; I'm at home having decided to sit out August. Sorry, it's not schadenfreude but I do feel better having read your post.

    Wonder what the Queen thinks about the wind turbines on her seabed - long may they reign to fill her coffers no doubt [ Off with his head! ]

    Brian

  2. Geoff says:

    How about Great Yarmouth?
    I've only passed through onec a long time ago, but that was trauma enough!

  3. Brian says:

    Eeek! Forgot to add that I'd thought Caister. Saw thirty of those wretched things off Walney Island recently - only two were working at the time.

  4. Scott says:

    Not good, Stef. Still - only two nights left now, eh?

    😐

  5. BG! says:

    Well, we're home at last.

    To be fair the holiday itself was good, spoiled only by the neighbours, the quality of accommodation and the view therefrom.

    Expect some pics soon, after I've worked up some enthusiasm.

    Caister-on-Sea, just in case you were wondering. Top marks to Brian and to Geoff!

  6. mike bell says:

    We just had a lovely holiday at our caravan on the Lleyn. Only 5 vans on the site and Cockneys not welcome.
    Still haven't caught a bloody fish out of the sea yet.

  7. BG! says:

    I'll have to nip over and show you how to do the sea-fishing malarkey, Mike.

    On second thoughts, maybe I shouldn't, maybe I should send Chris. While on holiday I forked out £108 for the four of us to go out on a sea-fishing trip, Chris caught a small Smooth-hound which had to be returned, me and the girls blanked.

Have your say - submit a comment

THE SMALL(ish) PRINT... (updated 23/07/2016)

By submitting a comment to this blog you grant me permission to reproduce its content and to reproduce the submitted name/URL in attribution. I will leave your content in its intended place and in its unedited form unless one or more of the following apply:

If you ask me to modify, move or delete your content, I’ll consider making the requested change(s) so long as there’s no significant alteration of the context of the content or of any debate associated with it;
If you change your email address or URL, I’ll update these details in older comments so that I'm not displaying dead links;
If I decide to change the theme or layout of this blog, thus affecting the placement and/or visibility of comments, I’ll make whatever changes I see fit for the smooth running of this blog;
If any comment contains insulting profanity or other content which I deem to be causing or likely to cause trouble, I’ll edit or delete as I see fit for the smooth running of this blog. I’ll try to remember to display the reason(s) for whatever editing I do, so that folk aren’t left hanging wondering what happened and why. If you can at least try to "disguise" your swearing, it would be much appreciated.

Other things to consider:

Comments must contain at least 3 characters;
You can use some code in comments, feel free to give it a shot and see what works;
If adding pics, the recommended maximum dimension is 600px.;
Comments containing many links will be held for moderation;
I reserve the right to amend this policy in line with proven applicable current legislation;
Free Speech: you may well have the right to it, but you've no right to compel me to a) listen to it, or b) publish it!