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Joined: 26 Aug 2016, 16:00

30 Aug 2016, 15:50  

hello, i'm sue from loughborough, very new to all of this. is any body else from my neck of the woods?

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31 Aug 2016, 07:45  

Hi sue :D

I went o Loughborough University back in the early 80s :geek:

I moved down to Newbury not long after that though. I have been back to Loughborough a few times since, it has changed so much :o

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31 Aug 2016, 15:48  

hello Sue. Yes I am also from the midlands, just outside Nuneaton. I used to live in Shepshed so I know Loughborough quite well as well!

I just saw the advertisement for the new Go Solo holidays in my Ramblers magazine at the weekend - are you a Rambler also?

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05 Sep 2016, 07:48  

I'm not a Rambler myself, but my sister in law pulled the advert out of the magazine to show me

good to see there is some other folk from around these parts. I notice a few holidays with flights from Birmingham airport which is good

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07 Sep 2016, 08:00  

Hi Sue,

not quite your part of the Midlands, I am from Tamworth in Staffs! Hello to you anyway!


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13 Apr 2017, 21:18  

Hi Sue. Yes am from ashby and only joined today. However definitely considering a solo holiday before the end of the summer, exciting !

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16 Apr 2017, 21:11  

Hi Sue.
I'm not from the Midlands, but from Yorkshire. I am totally new to this and have no idea
I will get on, but I've booked my first holiday challenge anyway. I'm going to Rouen & Honfleur and the Normandy highlights, in about 2 months, in June.
Anybody else interested in this Solo holiday.

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Joined: 11 Jul 2017, 19:07

13 Jul 2017, 19:20  

Hi I am 75 years old and live in s York's. I have never been on holiday on my own before and I am scared stiff. Can anyone reassure me that I am doing the right thing. Am I better going on a short holiday first or should I jump in with both feet.

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16 Jul 2017, 09:20  

Hi Sandy, have a browse of the board, there are many people in a similar situation to you. The general consensus is just go for it!

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22 Jul 2017, 06:03  

Yep! Susan, scared solo from Melton Mowbray. Used to work at Loughborough University.
Have you booked/been yet?

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