30th April Gairloch-Fish Supper!

Well, we’ve been working for the last four days and so far so good!  We’ve experienced a full day on our own and haven’t done anything disastrously wrong…

This week we’ve been on ‘earlies’ where you open the gates at 7am, but we also finish at 3pm!  Today, we decided to get off site once we’d finished and we’d been fantasising about fish and chips for months, so we scootered into Gairloch to the Harbour Lights Takeaway.

We bought our fish supper (haddock) and then went to a viewpoint at the top of Gairloch overlooking the village. Then we got out the tomato ketchup, vinegar and salt along with forks and napkins we’d bought with us and sat down to enjoy the food and the view!

Supper al Fresco

Supper al Fresco

Fish Supper treat

Fish Supper treat

Full up now!

Full up now!

What a lovely way to end a day!

About Dean

Angela and I decided that there was more to life than working hard to keep up the payments on the mortgage, to pay the gas, electric, phone bills etc. etc. SO............ In 2008 we sold our house, I initially took a year off (Unpaid) and Angela handed in her notice! We bought a motorhome and set off for a year of travelling! This was the best thing we had done in our lives (Apart from getting married) and we have no regrets. During the year I managed to secure a redundancy package which felt very strange. Almost sad as I had worked for the same company for 19 years (BT). It was always our plan to have a whole year off before thinking about the 'W' word. We began applying to the Camping and Caravanning Club (CCC) for the position of Holiday site assistants in August 2009. After the interview, work experience and induction we were finally given a contract at the CCC site in Inverewe (Scotland). Our plan is to work through the summer in the UK then head to Europe to overwinter before coming back to work the following summer season. Hopefully these few words and our blog will inspire others to get off the hamsters wheel and see that there is more to live than having a house and material things. A cliche I know but this is not a rehearsal, life is too short!!! Since our first contract in Scotland we have worked a winter contract in Oxford (never again!) not Oxford but a winter contract. Hereford for two years, living in a yurt for one! And Cornwall. In between our working we have also travelled a bit. Hopefully this website will give you an insight into our alternative lifestyle. Get out there and live the dream!
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