“What you giggling at ?” asked Mrs RM, inbetween giggling at something on Facefriend.
She knows full well what I’m giggling at. It’s either Russ’s comments on my blog, a tweet about a kitten, or a mum on Mumsnet planning a holiday;
It’s easy to forget that many Londoners (and it’s always Londoners) have never travelled north of that Hatfield and the North sign, and believe Roger Protz’s Great North Road is a work of fiction.
And the rest of Mumsnet is terrified of anywhere that hasn’t featured in a Times Travel Supplement;
Yes, folks, you should avoid the southern part of Scotland, particularly west of Glasgow presumably.
“If you’ve never been there, do not underestimate just how not-warm Scotland is in August. Feel free to pack shorts, sundresses, sandals and T shirts in case of a miraculous hot spell, but resign yourself to the likelihood of wearing jeans, trainers and a jacket all week“.
Oh, and don’t forget to stick our counties in nice boxes marked “walks” and “cake” and “sand”.
“Derbyshire for walking and hiking, cake and traditional villages and cakes etc“
Breaking news : Worksop has cake. On second thoughts, best keep the pashminas out of Worksop Spoons;
Apparently all of the UK is already booked this year anyway, or hideously expensive.
“I looked at a woodland lodge with hot tub this morning. 2 beds. 2.5k for a week.“
I can do better than that, as I told Blue Moon yesterday.
Sunderland, you say ?
Yes, treat yourself.
And if you MUST have a hot tub…
The clue there is in the word “Londoners”.
And yes, I DO know a Staycation is when you stay in your own home. Sunderland is a holiday.