Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Eddie Stobart

Today I got to mark something off my own "bucket list". I got to sit in an Eddie Stobart lorry, yes an ACTUAL Eddie Stobart lorry. This may not seem much to many people but for years I've always noticed them along the roads and been eager to find out the name of them. This one was Clementine. Her driver today was an absolutely lovely man who happily answered my random questions. He was so enthusiastic about the company and obviously could see how much it meant to me.


I had to go and collect Harvey from school and it was fortunate that the lorry was still there when we returned as he got to have his picture taken with "Clementine" too. 



I love how there is a club that we can join and it would be a great thing for us to do together when we are on the roads as a family.



No longer will I feel the need to try and squeeze myself into the lorry at the seaside. 



19 comments:

  1. Yay for getting to sit in it, that must have been fun. As a child we always waved to Eddie Storbart lorries. No idea why, my Dad use to just make us! lol

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  2. What a treat for you! I know so many people who are 'Eddie' spotters.

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  3. How exciting! But how did you get to sit in the lorry - did you just spot it and go to ask the driver?

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    1. He happened to be sent to collect some things that had been sold. I visited family at the right time and he offered me to have a seat. I jumped at the chance!:)

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  4. wow how exciting, you must have been on cloud nine.

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    1. Oh yes...(and still there I think too.)

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  5. lol i think i prefer the roomier version too :-) .. i am rather jealous i would love a go!

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  6. I saw a Television program about the life of Eddie Stobart lorry drivers and I couldn't believe how enthusiastic they were all about the company. It's good to know that the driver you met was also just as enthusiastic. Not sure if I would have been able to climb into the high lorry cabin though!!

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    1. It was a bit of a mission I must admit!

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  7. Now that is pretty cool - I used to love spotting Eddy Trucks I am glad they kept the name.

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  8. How exciting! Harvey looks thrilled, I'm so pleased it waited for him!

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  9. HArvey is super, and I love Eddie Stobbart

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  10. I love travelling up the west coast on the way to Scotland and seeing their lorries! Great pictures by the way!

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  11. I love spotting the names on the stobart lorries - keep hoping mine with crop up

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  12. Excellent!! I love Eddie Stobart - such fun to spot them all on the motorway with the different names!

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  13. haha awww how great is that we always try and spot these when we are out on the road

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  14. Oh how fab! I always think they would make great Transformers! Kaz x

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