Europe Road Trip

We are going on a road trip across Europe on Thursday; we will be gone a month. I’ve set up this blog to create a record of it. I’ll try to encourage the girls to do the same.

The thing about this road trip is that it is a mystery. I’ve booked the accommodation and the girls don’t know where we are going.

Today, I asked the girls to pack. We are going to lots of different places, so we’ve set a limit on the amount of clothing we can carrry. Tilly was complaining that – as she didn’t know where she was going – she couldn’t pack. She wears the same tops anyway. She asked if she should take 2 or 3 pairs of jodhpurs*!

Lorna said that she couldn’t pack while I was around. I’m going to be checking her bag later. We once went on a 7 day cruise (and she took over 30 different tops!)

Nancy seemed to pack the best; a few too many tracksuit bottoms for my taste, but she knows what she likes.

*She’s taking 3 pairs

Location:Guildford,United Kingdom

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6 responses to this post.

  1. me thinks he protests too much

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  2. Posted by Sarah on July 17, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    I’ll be glued

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  3. Posted by John kelly on July 17, 2010 at 10:24 pm

    All sounds normal. Two pairs of cargo pants and three ralph Lauren polo’s for you no doubt. I’m guessing isle of man, playa DES Americas and ayia napa?

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  4. Posted by Sarah Maguire on July 18, 2010 at 9:13 am

    Surely Lorna’s tops per day ratio is entirely reasonable?

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    • I’m not sure it’s defendable, especially in the context where she had told the rest of us to take only 7 tops! Also, half of them also came back unworn. Lorna’s rationale is that she doesn’t know what she will want to wear (so she needs to take everything). I seem to recall that she doesn’t think the same argument applies to my books

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