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URGENT! what do we do - are tea relies on you!

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DottyDot Thu 09-Jul-09 17:21:27

OK, we're camping and for the last hour it's been tipping it down with no sign of stopping.

I want to cook our tea (rice + pre-done chicken casserole) in the tent - Khyam 4 berth so big and tall in the main bit. dp thinks one of us should cook outside in the rain so as to avoid condensation and dangerous flames in tent.

what would you do? she agreed I could start the thread and go with the MN vote!

answers asap please 'cos I'm getting hungry...

kathyis6incheshigh Thu 09-Jul-09 17:25:18

I would cook outside with an umbrella because I'm a scaredy cat. Or we might compromise by doing it in the doorway under the porch.

How come you are on MN in a tent, anyway? [impressed emoticon]

Milliways Thu 09-Jul-09 17:30:49

Outside! Scary video's on Youtube of Tents on fire......

Or - get a Takeaway!

DottyDot Thu 09-Jul-09 17:31:14

on my palm! tut - really? I haven't got an umbrella...

need to start cooking soon though - and the rain's going nowhere...

kathyis6incheshigh Thu 09-Jul-09 17:32:44

What sort of cooker is it? My trangia will stay alight in the rain.

sarah293 Thu 09-Jul-09 17:32:48

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LilRedWG Thu 09-Jul-09 17:34:54

Cook outside ro go to the pub.

kathyis6incheshigh Thu 09-Jul-09 17:36:04

LOL Riven.

DottyDot Thu 09-Jul-09 17:36:08

can't believe I put "are" in the title - it's the stress...

it's a 1 ring burner thingy - v basic.

Glitterknickaz Thu 09-Jul-09 17:36:38

if there is a local dominos they do online orders

hth

sarah293 Thu 09-Jul-09 17:40:03

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LilRedWG Thu 09-Jul-09 17:42:09

PUB

supersalstrawberry Thu 09-Jul-09 17:59:10

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DottyDot Thu 09-Jul-09 19:01:44

you lightweights! the rain stopped just long enough for us to cook under the porch. wine open - all is well!

naburn lock campsite is fab by the way - fab toilets and showers and shop but really quiet. am v happy!

kathyis6incheshigh Thu 09-Jul-09 19:05:39

Oh is that Naburn in York? We're not far from York but it hasn't been raining here!

Nappyzoneisabeetrootrunner Thu 09-Jul-09 20:16:54

oh im loving this - i feel like im there grin

DottyDot Thu 09-Jul-09 20:34:13

well the sun's setting in the field, rain's stopped and boys are in bed (but not asleep..!).

thanks all and fingers crossed for a sunny day all day tomorrow!

Lilyloo Thu 09-Jul-09 22:38:07

Glad your having a good time Dotty and you decided to go. It looks clear here tonight fingers crossed for you!

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