Win the side splitting, hilarious ‘Grumpies on Board’ by Carol E Wyer

Win the side splitting, hilarious 'Grumpies on Board' This month we have a laughter making competition to win one of three copies of Carol E Wyer’s highly amusing and helpfully informative book, Grumpies on Board, taking the reader through the A – Z  of holidays especially aimed at the mature traveller.  Carol and her long-suffering husband, Mr Grumpy sample an astounding range of trips and destinations on our behalf, rating them in a completely unique way!  If you’ve ever wanted to find out about unusual things to do when away, this book will tell you all.  The Grumpies do not have boring holidays. 

All we will say is that Jennie loudly giggled her way into London on the Chiltern Line for several days when she was enjoying her copy of the book.  We didn’t dare ask just who her Mr Grumpy was.

To be in with a chance of winning, please complete this sentence, via the comments box below (you’ll need to sign in), The funniest holiday experience I’ve ever had was … 

We’ll collect all the entries until the end of September and advise the winners in early October. We are looking forward to reading your entries.

This book has been nominated for The People’s Book Prize.

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