Day 3. Woke early then could not get back off to sleep. I was getting a bit of hip pain in bed. We have decided to invest in a new mattress. There is a definite “dip” in my side of the bed which is not helped by the van not being entirely level on this site. We did invest in a 4″ memory foam topper which helped a bit and made the bed more comfy but it’s just not enough. The van is a 2008 model and we have no idea how much use the bed got for all we know the previous owners lived in it for months at a time and I think most caravan mattresses were never intended for everyday or prolonged use so a new mattress it is. Continue reading “LCDA THS Ruthin Day 3”
A leisurely morning & breakfast then a trip to Bala to look at the lake and the railway.
En route we nipped into Tesco for the now obligatory stop to collect a few bits that we realised that we have forgotten or thought that we had left in the van for next time only to find the cupboard was bare…. ie no olive oil. Anyway we picked up a Tesco Olive Bread which is one of our favourite treats at any time.
Onward to Bala, nice little town by the famous lake. We pulled into a car park only to discover that neither of us had any cash for the meter and this being rural wales 😉 no card payment options or pay by phone which was everywhere in Cornwall’s car parks in October. Continue reading “LCDA THS Ruthin Day 2”
I took half a day off work finishing at 11am so that we could get a nice early start and get all set up in the daylight as our plan was to set up the infamous “divorce in a bag” or awning to non campers.
Halys calls me the gadget man. Ok so she has got a point I love a gadget, I love tech. So when my latest gadget purchase arrived I got the usual disapproving look and the “what’s that?” question.
“A solar powered phone charger” I said. “What on earth do you want that for”? Continue reading “Hiluckey Solar Charger”