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Leaving the UK
Thu 19-Jan-12
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Gearjammer
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The probable date for Original Redhead & Gearjammer leaving the UK has been agreed as the 21st March.

Gives plenty of time to drive to Bulgaria for final contract signing and slippage in case we discover places of interest during drive.

 

Just need to finalise route now, oh yeah and get both vehicles services, finish building a trailer, pack, etc etc  doh

Thu 19-Jan-12
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I was thinking we were doing quite well with the planning stage until I read this, oh well only one thing for it  ........wine (saves packing it)

Failing is not a fault, refusing to try is

Fri 20-Jan-12
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Oh hi Paul - didn't realise you were Tracey's OH - welcome!  Good luck with the huge move......and with the packing first!

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Fri 20-Jan-12
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wave  And I am worrying about moving a mile or so down the road!!!!!!  big_laugh

All the best for the move , folks  big_hug

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Fri 20-Jan-12
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How exciting, packing up everything to go off to start a new life. I hope you both get everything done & sorted in time.

Good luck for the present & the future...I look forward to hearing all about it on the forum. wave

 

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Fri 20-Jan-12
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Oh my, is it so soon?!  Jolly good luck with it all, I wish you a safe journey and a very happy future.  big_hug

I'll try that again!

Fri 20-Jan-12
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Hi Tracey and Paul

good luck on your adventure ,

how are you planning on tackling the move are you selling everything and taking money to buy new stuff or are you packing and shipping it to arrive there to greet you .or are you going to take everything with you on your travels .

hope everything goes well and you have a wonderfull new life in BG

MOS

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Fri 20-Jan-12
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MOS said:

how are you planning on tackling the move are you selling everything and taking money to buy new stuff or are you packing and shipping it to arrive there to greet you .or are you going to take everything with you on your travels .
hope everything goes well and you have a wonderfull new life in BG

Hi MOS

 

Tackling the move is resembling the blind leading the blind. 

 

Don't know about the house EP purchased but the one I found is being left FULLY furnished.  Admittedly some of the furnishing will require some modifications/tarting up but all useable.   However, I have some items such as a chess table c/w turned metal pieces that my father made that I want to keep & Paul would like to keep some inherited items also.

 

Looked into packing and shipping and disliked the costs whistle  therefore we are taking a fully loaded T4 van and caravan (with some stuff in) and an estate car and box trailer (still to be finished).   We have a few people in this country who have offered to store anything we don't manage to fit in on this trip, until we can either collect or they come visit.

 

Thanks to you and others for the good wishes.  As has been previously suggested I am starting a blog/diary to record the ups and downs.  Once started,  I will add the address to my tagline so those interested can check out the progress.

 

Just cos I'm leaving the country you ain't getting rid of me  tongue

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Fri 20-Jan-12
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Wishing you a fabulous new life. It is the best thing I have done with my life. I do not miss the UK and am sure you will be fine.

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Just cos I'm leaving the country you ain't getting rid of me  tongue
 

Good thing too, I shall want to know what is going on before, during and after you get there!

I'll try that again!

Fri 20-Jan-12
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All the best with the move. Oooh I haven't done an international move in all of four years! Bliss! Done enough of that for a little while whistle All the best with yours and choosing what you take and leave, always a challenge. cheers

Fri 20-Jan-12
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Good luck with the planning and the move!

Fri 20-Jan-12
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Ooh good luck Tracey - dead exciting, keep us updated

Fri 20-Jan-12
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Good luck, Paul and Tracey, here's wishing you health, wealth and happiness.  ok

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Just make your absence felt"
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What exciting/scary times for you guys, Paul and Tracey. For one moment I had a picture of you driving a tractor and trailer all the way to BU until you dashed my dream by mentioning your T4 van!

Really looking forward to reading your exploits and your new blog.

You mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it, is to investigate and provide a detailed report on EP (the inside story!) big_laugh

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