PDML meet-up in Britain? Early May...

Chris Mitchell chrism8063 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 14:45:08 EST 2020

The bank holiday has been shifted this year to 8 May to coincide with VE
day anniversary celebrations.


On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 19:35, Bob Pdml <pdmlbw at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Stan,
> The Bank Holiday is May 4 - they are always on Mondays. Your fears are
> justified. You can expect hotels and B&Bs to be booked well in advance. The
> roads will be jammed, and delayed further by traffic accidents. The
> railways will be packed, and delayed by strikes and unseasonal weather of
> one extreme or the other. Airlines will be overbooked but it won’t matter
> because the French air traffic controllers are on strike (but your airline
> has gone bust anyway) and everybody has been camping in the airport for at
> least a week. That is the traditional Bank Holiday. The only thing to do is
> stay at home or cycle or walk to wherever you want to be. If you want to be
> in Guernsey then a ferry would probably get you there and (one day) back
> again.
> If things go to plan for me then by May I will be living somewhere on the
> South Coast, most likely in exotic Worthing, planning to buy a small place
> in France, and split my time between them. If that happens then a trip to
> Guernsey would be great. But since it depends on somebody buying my house
> pdq I will just have to wait and see.
> Hasta luego,
> Bob

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