December 22, 2005

For those of you not in the know that is Cornish for Cornwall!

Ah here I am back at the homestead attempting to post. Shouldn’t take long, I mean I am working on a crazy 42.5 Kbps!!! Funny how easy it is to become used to super fast broadband! I feel like I have gone back in time!!

So my roadtrip….

Time left: 9.40am
First song heard: Wham, Last Christmas (on the radio)
Number of cuos of tea consumed: 2
Total number of stops on the way: 4
Roadkill: None
Speed limits broken: Quite a few
Number of sucidal pheasants running around central reservation of dual carriageway: 1
Number of counties: 5
Somg on local radio when I crossed the border into Cornwall: Everything but the girl, Miss you (I think that’s what it’s called!!)
Number of tractors overtaken: 5
Strange place names seen: Puddledown Forest, Troy Town, Broadwoodwidger, Ventongimps, Tregadillet (and so many more!)
Number of wind farms passed: 2
Last song heard: Counting Crows, Mr Jones (my CD)
Time arrived: 4.06pm

Other mentionable events:

Times my Dad said “Oh Kelly” after seeing the lampost damage: 4
Cars passed this evening on 3 mile drive home from friends: 0
Number of miles driving in pitch darkess before I remembered I could use my full beams: 2
Times Dippy Mum said ‘Apple Pie’ in 10 minutes: 6
Seperate things Dippy Mum commented on about me (like telling me off): 7

Ahh, it’s good to be home! I am totally knackered so I am going to crawl into my sofa bed in the office and sleep like a log.


  • Reply Anonymous December 23, 2005 at 11:24 am

    WOW! the journey from Brighton to Cornwall is a very very long one!
    Oh and I believethe EGBTG song is called Missing!

  • Reply Adz December 23, 2005 at 12:32 pm

    Glad to hear you got the nightmare journey out the way!

    Have a lovely Christmas and a happy new year!

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