We are back having have a nice time. Campsite was fine- a bit posh for me but reasonable given its proximity to Keswick ( £20 per night for the three of us plus car.) The average tent was huge!!! We have a four man tunnel which is 160cm at its highest point. There were some massive tents for only two people. It wasn't as friendly as some of the more basic sites I have been to like Gibside farm in Ullswater.
I shall endeavour to do more rough camping! ok rougher camping. Ate cheaply, lots of camp site meals and snacks!!! Biggles paid for the lake cruise as he could not be bothered to row!!! His choice!!! weeny happy with troll hunting in the woods, a play park. The site also had goats, shetland ponies and pot bellied pigs.
Miffed again - Scottish power have tried to write off my complaint with a ridiculous email informing me that I have an econ7 meter. No you don't say! I am expecting a call back and will be very angry on the phone and request an explanation and also the contact details for the offer fgas body!
Other than that - I am still yearning for a simpler life with time to parent my child. Well time to see her when neither of us are tired or grumpy would be nice. New estate agent round tomorrow after dentist and doctors.
I really do not want to spend another christmas in this house. I cannot afford christmas but that's another story.
I met an ex colleague today - she asked how I was, where I was working etc She was all how lovely - that's really good . What I actually wanted to say was no its not lovely. I am away from my little girl and am missing her grow up. I shall never get this time with her back. I hate it. If I was making a liveable wage and could afford perks then there would be some payoff. I am not making a reasonable wage. There are no perks which ,make missing my precious child's early years bare able and I am balancing precariously upon the financial equivalent of striding edge.
And I have to clean this sodding house again!!!! FFS