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Seriously - somebody stop me!

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hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 13:52:33

I have just bought this to keep order in our tent while we are in France this summer. Moved well and truly over to the dark side. I'll have a caravan next.

hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 13:52:54

Apart from anything else, I should be working grin

SalomeD Tue 02-Jul-13 13:54:25

Is that all you bought?? wink Surely there's lots more 'useful' things on that website.

shirazplease Tue 02-Jul-13 14:00:00

wowzers hillbilly! You truly have crossed to the dark side!

gives me an idea for my portable tripod washing line I'm hiding in the garage

hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 14:10:06

Whispers - I'm going to hang this from it. I promise NEVER to use it in the uk.

hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 14:11:37

oh yes, and 2 of these blush

aboutagirl Tue 02-Jul-13 14:13:15

You obviously have way more room in the car than we do!

hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 14:19:11

I have very little room in the car but I am hoping to pack clothes in the boxes and the other things pack flat. Might have to leave DH at home though.....

NigelMolesworth Tue 02-Jul-13 14:38:10

Now you just need some of these

and one of these!!

(runs away quickly grin)

MummyPigsFatTummy Tue 02-Jul-13 15:02:38

I want one of these: Though I am tempted by those hands free wine glass stands, Nigel...

Slubberdelatrinae Tue 02-Jul-13 15:04:19

Dear oh dear of dear

hillbilly Tue 02-Jul-13 15:26:06

I have cut up my card and am leaving the building.

Blu Thu 04-Jul-13 14:08:28

<<sucks in air through teeth>>
Surely that contraption will tip over if you fill the hanging thing with heavy gear and hang it on one side?

hillbilly Thu 04-Jul-13 14:49:33

Good point Blu - I might have to counter balance it with something, or I could just sit next to it nonchalantly holding it, with a glass of wine in my hand for 9 days - in which case it will have to go outdoors so I can get a suntan smile

hillbilly Thu 04-Jul-13 14:56:09

Or I could hang the thingy from a tree outside.....

Blu Thu 04-Jul-13 15:03:38

Yes, buy another hangy thing to counterbalance it.

And the the contraption will collapse symetrically under the weight grin.

Take no notice of me, I just in denial about any other clothes storage system than the 'I know it's in this heap somewhere' method.

hillbilly Mon 08-Jul-13 12:38:04

Well the lakeland thingy arrived and I have to admit I think I must have taken leave of my senses last week. It's probably going to be sent back! I will string up a washing line and hang my pretty dresses from there. Note to self: must buy pretty dresses rather that the usual utilitarian shorts.

hillbilly Mon 08-Jul-13 12:42:34

MBFT - I have just seen what you posted earlier! Cool Bar! That's amazing and could possibly be strapped to the top of the car....

MummyPigsFatTummy Mon 08-Jul-13 14:28:21

Oh hillbilly - I do hope you get it and are at a campsite near me. I would love to see a proper camping cocktail party. Sadly we would have to leave DD behind in order to fit one in. sad

hillbilly Mon 08-Jul-13 14:30:02

Have decided to ditch all ideas of organisation and get a hammock instead grin

MummyPigsFatTummy Mon 08-Jul-13 14:34:22

Is that a general plan for life, hillbilly, or just for camping?

hz Mon 08-Jul-13 16:56:35

I want a hammock, something strong but that folds up small. Let us know if you find a good one!

hillbilly Mon 08-Jul-13 18:31:39

I'll keep you posted hz. MPFT, shock absolutely and only for the holiday of course, although still waiting for the lovely ikea storage boxes so all is not lost. I also decided to hunt down a nice big stick when we camp in a couple of weeks so we can make our very own rope swing by our pitch in Francesmile

hz Mon 08-Jul-13 18:39:57

Hillbilly That's exactly what I've been thinking of doing! I was thinking maybe some climbing rope, should be strong and not take up too much room smile Hammock and rope swing, who needs anything else!

MummyPigsFatTummy Mon 08-Jul-13 19:21:39

Oh that is a fantastic idea, hillbilly. Dont be surprised if your pitch becomes the site child magnet though - the kids had to be dragged away from the one at Chafford Park this weekend grin

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