A few pics from the family holiday in August 1982 – a Eurocamp trip to Benodet and Telgruc in Brittany.
Telgruc was most memorable for being on the side of quite a steep hill, with the “facilities” at the bottom. A night-time trip to the loo was swiftly christened “the long walk”.
Artichoke stall at the market
Taking the dog for a paddle
Me riding a lilo
Cribbage, Hollywood chewing gum, Walkman, Beer – typical holiday
A typical lunch
Falklands hospital ship in Portsmouth
It features an early example of my father’s Fat Frenchman collection, by way of contrast to the numerous bikini-clad young ladies that my father took photos of…
Whenever we stayed with my father’s parents in Yorkshire, we went to the beach at Hornsea. I don’t remember it ever being particularly warm – let’s face it, the North Sea isn’t known for it’s tropical temperatures.
And I’m so pleased to find this This is one of the machines they use for making rock – I remember being fascinated by the way it span!
We’re going back in time a bit now – this is from a batch of colour transparencies from the 1930s, which are obviously my grandfather’s. Probably on holiday in Cornwall, somewhere near Fowey. I can’t imagine any children nowadays being prepared to wear something like that!