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    Luxury villa with private pool, a view and help in the sun-drenched Italian, Potuguese, or Spanish countryside or Greek island.
    But you probably can't afford it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    Well looks like I will be on vacation from the 13th July to the 5th September, so whole school holidays off.

    I have a plan for stuff for two weeks at the end of August, otherwise I need to fill up the rest

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonMac View Post
    Vacation? So you've been benched #Loser

    Why don't you just go to your place in the sun, all successful contractors have one, even I do!
    Looks great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    Looks great.

    It's nice that you're bringing the missus for once.

    Not for her, obviously.
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    In many respects travel, or a holiday, is about finding one's own personal Arcadia.

    It is possible to spend many thousands of pounds and travel the same number of miles to a tropical paradise to find oneself surrounded by fellow IT professionals, as happened to a colleague of mine. Who, in the name of God would want to be drawn into a conversation about the finer details of C++ whilst lounging by the pool?

    On the other hand, you can have a week in a caravan at Brean for a tiny fraction of the price, not have to get on a plane and come back feeling considerably more refreshed, if not so tanned.

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    Agreed. Holiday of choice for me is on a narrow boat. Quickest way to unwind. Has the advantage that most comms is out until you get to the pub.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Castle Cary Fairy View Post
    you can have a week in a caravan at Brean
    Hmmmm….inneresting….

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    Give me my static caravan at Brean any day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Castle Cary Fairy View Post
    On the other hand, you can have a week in a caravan at Brean for a tiny fraction of the price, not have to get on a plane and come back feeling considerably more refreshed, if not so tanned.
    Is Brean the exclusive end of the Burnham-on-Sea caravan area, or separate from it?

    I've heard the coast and its hinterland along Burnham on Sea is the largest caravan centre in Europe. Doesn't sound like my ideal Arcadia but there you go. Maybe there are quiet parts.

    Had a quick look for Brean on Google maps and it is clearly the furthest north, but looks somewhat inconvenient to make a quick trip by road to Weston Super Mare for an evening out
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    Quote Originally Posted by greenlake View Post
    Hmmmm….inneresting….
    Very innerseting

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    Get yer legs down and unhitch the van before attempting any action otherwise you'll end up doing an articulated bunny hop across the site.

    Something that happened to me and my mate Tony at Brean one year when we got lucky and had two birds beam end up at the front of the van.

    Next thing we knew we were half way down the beach with the tide coming in
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    A long weekend on the IOW is the height of opulence for us.

    It's Brean Down when we're skint
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    How about Pripyat? Or Zabol?
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