The Tent, The Bucket And Me

Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

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Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

In 1970, three-year-old Emma and her parents Brenda and Tony took their first family holiday. It featured a tent, a bucket and an awful lot of Welsh rain.

In 1970, three-year-old Emma and her parents Brenda and Tony took their first family holiday.

It featured a tent, a bucket and an awful lot of Welsh rain.

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In 1970, three-year-old Emma and her parents Brenda and Tony took their first family holiday.

It featured a tent, a bucket and an awful lot of Welsh rain.

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In 1970, Emma's first holiday featured a tent, a bucket and an awful lot of Welsh rain.

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20130827 (BBC7)

Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

1972 was the year of the trip to Hadrian's Wall and rather a lot of cross-border matrimonial raids, all of which are doomed to end in tears.

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1972 was the year of the trip to Hadrian's Wall and rather a lot of cross-border matrimonial raids, all of which are doomed to end in tears.

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20130828 (BBC7)

Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

Britain had joined the European Union and the matriarch of the Kennedy family decided that the time had come for the annual family holiday to be taken abroad. Encounters with foreign food inevitably follow.

Britain had joined the European Union and the matriarch of the Kennedy family decided that the time had come for the annual family holiday to be taken abroad.

Encounters with foreign food inevitably follow.

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Britain had joined the European Union and the matriarch of the Kennedy family decided that the time had come for the annual family holiday to be taken abroad.

Encounters with foreign food inevitably follow.

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With Britain now in the European Union, the Kennedy family take their first holiday abroad

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20130829 (BBC7)

Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

Emma's mother agrees that this year's family holiday can be to France, but without the tent. However, the delights of being under a proper roof are soon replaced by a fear of nocturnal noises and strangers in the night.

Emma's mother agrees that this year's family holiday can be to France, but without the tent.

However, the delights of being under a proper roof are soon replaced by a fear of nocturnal noises and strangers in the night.

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Emma's mother agrees that this year's family holiday can be to France, but without the tent.

However, the delights of being under a proper roof are soon replaced by a fear of nocturnal noises and strangers in the night.

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Emma's mother agrees that this year's family holiday can be to France - without the tent.

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20130830 (BBC7)

Emma Kennedy reads her account of family camping holidays from her childhood in the 1970s.

Emma, now 13, takes her final family camping trip to France. The perils of sunburn are nothing compared to the public humiliation that follows.

Emma, now 13, takes her final family camping trip to France.

The perils of sunburn are nothing compared to the public humiliation that follows.

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Emma, now 13, takes her final family camping trip to France.

The perils of sunburn are nothing compared to the public humiliation that follows.

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Emma, now 13, takes her final family camping trip to France.