Following on from my previous post (which I didn't realise was right back in August!) where I mentioned a change of career. Well this has now become a reality and I now work in home to school transport. Obviously it means Monday to Friday term time I'm pretty booked up but weekends and school holidays I'm now free which will be excellent news in the show season.
It also gives the vehicles a better future too as it's better paid. I can now really start getting some work done on all the cabs and buses. It's going to take time but they'll get there!
Speaking of which my plans for next year will see two Metrocabs and two buses on the road - although not all at once of course. I'm still planning on what shows to attend but I doubt it will differ too much from last season's. As a family, we tend to prefer the weekend country fayre / steam rallies as it gives us a good opportunity to get away for a few nights and meet our long standing friends who attend these shows. There's many a diverse interest here from road rollers to milk floats! Also the big adventure has to be camping down on your own bus for the night or having that early morning fry up on the stove downstairs.
I'm planning a repaint for N301XRP but won't say too much about that at the moment. Also MFN41R will without doubt be on the road. She was ready to go this year but time and money was against me with this one.
All in all it looks to be a very positive looking year ahead.
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