Posted by: glenswatman | April 11, 2007

199701 England Tunisia

WEDNESDAY 1 JANUARY 1997 – Aftermath of party

KEIGHLEY IN HOUSE

 

Thursday 2 January –

KEIGHLEY IN HOUSE

 

Friday 3 January – Mike & Judy moved into house.  We moved into Solifer start miles 39121.  Balti in evening with Andy & Andrea

KEIGHLEY IN VAN

 

Saturday 4 January – Stock take. Meal at Steve & Anne’s

KEIGHLEY IN VAN

 

Sunday 5 January

 

Monday 6 January – Steve in shop me in PO.  Mike to cash & carry.

 

Tuesday 7 January – To dynasty with Sandra.

 

Wednesday 8 January – Handed over Post Office. Daz & Claire visited in evening.  Typed Keighley trail for newspaper. 

KEIGHLEY, SANDRA’S DRIVE 

 

Thursday 9 January – Drove to Market Drayton.

MARKET DRAYTON, OUTSIDE SPOONERS

 

Friday 10 January – Meal with Scott’s & Evo’s at Lion Great Chatwell.

NEWPORT, SCOTT’S DRIVE

 

Saturday 11 January – To London, overnight on Andy’s car park opposite Olympia. £12.50 Inc hook up.

LONDON BY OLYMPIA

 

Sunday 12 January – Telegraph Adventure Show.  Drove to Chigwell Row.

CAR PARK BEEFEATER, ABRIDGE

 

Monday 13 January – To Reg’s (previous Solifer owner) at Chigwell Row.  Wilton to see Jean & Tom.  Tisbury to Lofthouse’s only John & Helen at home

TISBURY

 

Tuesday 14 January – Tisbury, Shaftsbury, Longleat, Keynsham, Bitton (Karen & John). Meal at Karen & John’s Liar dice.

BITTON

 

Wednesday 15 January – Bus into Bath. Tea/coffee in pump room.  Sally Lunn house/shop.  Walking tour. Bus back. Meal at John & Karen’s

BITTON 2

 

Thursday 16 January – Bike ride towards bath.  Old Orleans for meal (free).

BITTON

 

Friday 17 January – Outdoor Leisure Show ’97. Royal Bath & West showground, Shepton Mallet.  Bought Magnimats, skid mats, ramps, gas BBQ, toilet chemicals, tripod, battery charger, dips.  Evening to Jan & Chris’s near Corsham.

CORSHAM

 

Saturday 18 January – Into Bath with Jan & Andrew. Meal at Chris and Jan’s

CORSHAM 2

 

Sunday 19 January – To Drayton.  Afternoon & tea at Netty’s.  Overnight at Mums

MARKET DRAYTON

 

Monday 20 January – Doctors in AM. Meal in van with Mum Netty and kids. Overnight at Mums

MARKET DRAYTON

 

Tuesday 21 January – To Madisons.  Overnight at Auntie Barbara & Uncle Kens

THORNTON

 

Wednesday 22 January – Into Cleveleys to book holiday to Tunisia.  Meal out at the farm with Auntie Barbara and Uncle Ken. 

THORNTON

 

Thursday 23 January – To Keighley.  Bowling. Overnight at Sandra’s

KEIGHLEY

 

Friday 24 January – Jobs in Keighley.

KEIGHLEY 2

 

Saturday 25 January – Van to Madison’s.  2100 flight Manchester to TUNISIA.  Thomsons.

PLANE  TO TUNISIA

 

Sunday 26 January – Arrived early morning. Welcome meeting.  Train to Sousse, spot of rain.  Watched film Empire in the Sun.

SOUSSE

 

Monday 27 January – David’s 18th birthday.  Hotel all day, hot at time.  Dancing competition in evening.

SOUSSE 2

 

Tuesday 28 January – Walked into Sahline village.  Changed rooms. Sunbathed at hotel.  Bedouin feast.

SOUSSE 3

 

Wednesday 29 January – Hot day, clear blue sky all day. Sunbathed.  Walked along beach. Hotel bingo and Tunisian folk show.

SOUSSE 4

 

Thursday 30 January – Train to Monastir.  Ribat of Harthema and Bourguiba mausoleum.  Train back as far as Les Hotels then walk along beach.  Clear sky in afternoon, sunbathed.  Happy hour Dugga Bar.  Film Star Gate

SOUSSE 5

 

Friday 31 January – Set off on 2-day safari, 7am start.  El Jem, Matmata (troglodyte houses) Douz.  Hotel Sahara Dour.  Thermal pool.

 DOUZ

 

 

 

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