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Location: Teignmouth, Devon, United Kingdom

I'm married with two grown up children and four grandchildren, My wife of 47 years is Sue and we are the same age. My two children are Pamela (blogging occasionly under Pam-bigbustybikerbaby.blogspot.com and Roy,who was recently Paralysed from the waist down due to an Absys on his Spine. My 4 grandchildren are (oldest first) Gavin, Hayley, Thomas,and Zoe. Sue and I are both retired and we're disabled too, her with a badly Arthritic back and spine, me with lung (COPD) and Heart problems.I have always loved Fishing (all sorts) Sue started fishing with me about 8 years ago, now she really enjoys it too. We both love m'cycles and m'cycling, Sue owns and rides her own bike which is a Custom 1981 250 Honda.I own a 1979 Honda CX500. We are both members of this motorcycle club ( view or join our club on http://www.cx-gl.org.uk/) or see my blog post Dec 2007 blog "Getting old, never", of course we're badly resticted now due to our illness, only riding in really good weather.Just over three years ago we lost our best friend and Baby Mojo the border Collie, Gone but never forgotten. Please feel free to use any of our photo's but do let me know you have used them, thank you.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

FANCY A HOLIDAY ?.

Do click on any image to enlarge it.

This is the first of several blogs I will be doing on my home town of Teignmouth, S Devon. Do you fancy a holiday here, if so you could certainly do a lot worse than here in this beachside holiday cottage.Sue and I took a slow stroll around the town then the river beach and sea front.I obviously had to make a couple of breather stops but got there in the end (which pleased me lots).On our way we noticed a few nice holiday lets and several nice cottages and flats to buy too, so we will start with this one right on the back river beach, If you can read the first picture it says it sleeps 6-8 people, is fully equipped and is open all year.( Before I go futher I must add I dont know who owns this).As far as the location is concerned it would be very difficult to beat, right on the back beach. This would be ideal for the kids (gently sloping beach) also boating and fishing. The town centre is 500 yards away and the sea front itself is only 250 yds away.

Below is the property offered for hire as in the advert, the one with the balcony, as described its right on the beach. (Tel 01626-776712).
This is the view from the front door, looking right toward the docks and Shaldon bridge.(below)
Looking back from along the beach, the landing platform I'm leaning on, was the Shaldon to Teignmouth passenger ferry ramp (60 years old and is still a stand by) Above.
Above, the whole beach area.
Looking from the front door across to the lovely village of shaldon, the bridge is in the far distance. On big spring tides the water comes to within a foot or two of the steps.
The whole back river beach taken from the "Ship Inn" public house, the house is in the right hand corner, (with the balcony).
This lovely little lane leads through to the beach where this cottage is situated.Turn left at the end for the town 400 yds, and two pubs 120 and 250 yds.
Joke of the day.
A man walks up to the ticket desk in the airport , the girl asks "can I help you", "yes I want a return ticket please" he says, "where to"asks the agent, Why straight back here of course.

9 Comments:

Blogger Jeanette said...

Hi Bob, Now that looks like a very nice place for a relaxing holiday, only one problem no white sand to walk bare footed in...
Btw I think i guessed the joke you would like to use. Feel free to use any jokes I publish on my blog... take good care,,, Jen

1:13 pm  
Anonymous Bev (lloydstsb) said...

Hiya, it's Bev from Lloyds Bank! I have just sent you an email so hopefully you will get it but I thought I'd post on here just incase. It certainly looks lovely where you are, maybe once we get the caravan to go with the car my hubby has already bought, we'll drive down and pay you a visit!!
Take care both and keep in touch, Bev xx

8:49 pm  
Blogger bigbikerbob said...

Hi Jen, Bev,Jen It certainly is a relaxing place but as you say no golden sand.Mind you the front beach is good clean lovely sand (watch this space).Joke used, Bob one of course.
Bev, Its lovely to see you here, I do hope you do come visit Devon.Until then there will be fishing, biking etc blogs in future. To end thank you both for the visit.

1:09 am  
Blogger Martin Stickland said...

That looks lovely Bob, "Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, oh I do like to li.....I forget the rest!"

Have a good Sunday!

11:06 pm  
Blogger Peggy said...

I'm glad you're not floating away!

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