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‘Eddie the Eagle’ and VW Campervans celebrated at the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017

Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards officially opens the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017 at Birmingham’s NEC on 17 October. Michael ‘Eddie’ Edwards, who represented Great Britain in ski jumping during the 1988 Winter Olympics should feel at home: while no skiing is expected, the UK’s largest leisure vehicle show includes a display of iconic VW campervans. A VW camper conversion, bought for him by his father, was Eddie’s transport and bed for thousands of miles across Europe during his ski-jumping career.
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Celebrity chefs cook up new ideas at the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017

Ian BlackfordBy day I’m a self employed website developer running my company www.designconscious.co.uk but by night I am the author of Make Camp. I along with my family love camping and time willing we go as much as we can. I have two young children so their hobbies and social life take precedence but when we can we are off in our Land Rover Discovery for a camp in our Berghaus Air 8 tent, or off down to Devon, Cornwall or Wales with our caravan in tow. http://www.makecamp.co.uk
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Love2Stay Shrewsbury

Salop leisure have recently opened a brand new camping park next to their caravan dealership. The site is split over two levels but remarkably you can't see it from the road, this means it feels quite secluded once you are on site.
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Nextbase 412GW Dash Cam

The video quality of the 412GW is exceptional, number plates and road signs are completely legible and the 1440p video is colourful, balanced and it handles turning into bright sunlight really well. This model has WiFi so it’s easy to connect the Smart Phone app. The SD slot is compatible with cards up to 32gb. This is a superb piece of kit all round and for peace of mind when you are on the road it is essential. The ease of install and use of the Nextbase dash cams makes these models the perfect choice for anyone and as they are readily available from high street shops and online store there is almost no reason not to buy one!
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Website Package for UK Camp Sites

Ian BlackfordBy day I’m a self employed website developer running my company www.designconscious.co.uk but by night I am the author of Make Camp. I along with my family love camping and time willing we go as much as we can. I have two young children so their hobbies and social life take precedence but when we can we are off in our Land Rover Discovery for a camp in our Berghaus Air 8 tent, or off down to Devon, Cornwall or Wales with our caravan in tow. http://www.makecamp.co.uk
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CoPilot v9 iOS on an iPhone 5s

Ian BlackfordBy day I’m a self employed website developer running my company www.designconscious.co.uk but by night I am the author of Make Camp. I along with my family love camping and time willing we go as much as we can. I have two young children so their hobbies and social life take precedence but when we can we are off in our Land Rover Discovery for a camp in our Berghaus Air 8 tent, or off down to Devon, Cornwall or Wales with our caravan in tow. http://www.makecamp.co.uk
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Hi Gear Winhill WP Mens walking shoes in Charcoal and Orange

OK so I know what you are thinking, Ian’s going walking, we are going to get blog posts from the top of Scar Fell or from the middle of a moor. Well sorry to disappoint, but no, I do walk about a bit, but generally it’s in the direction of a coffee shop. I’m kidding of course I’m not that bad, but I’m not writing this to tell you about my fitness. I’ve bought myself a pair of Hi Gear walking shoes from Go Outdoors (£20 with your discount card, retail price £35). Looking them over before I put them
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Second Hand Tents

As soon as the weather starts to pick up… haha… who am I kidding! Let’s rephrase that, as soon as the first school holidays roll in, that’s appears to be the perfect time to dig out your old tent and sell it. People will buy second hand tents. Ian BlackfordBy day I’m a self employed website developer running my company www.designconscious.co.uk but by night I am the author of Make Camp. I along with my family love camping and time willing we go as much as we can. I have two young children so their hobbies and social life take
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