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Allagash River, just north of Boston, a chilling story of a mass abduction. Were all these men taken by aliens? A camping trip for ever altered the lives of four men. Unexplained Mysteries, CBS 2003
If any of them feel any unnatural urges or the desire to do something they shouldn’t, send them straight to me. Carry on Camping 1969 starring Sidney James & Charles Hawtrey & Joan Sims & Kenneth Williams & Terry Scott & Barbara Windsor & Hattie Jacques & Bernard Bresslaw & Peter Butterworth et al, director Gerald Thomas, Dr Soper
Welcome to Paradise! ibid. Joshua Fiddler, owner of campsite
Jacques: I am aware that a man has these uncontrollable urges from time to time ...
Williams: Oh only on Christmas and Bank Holidays.
Jacques: ... Oh I realise of course it was the sight of me in the shower that aroused your slumbering manhood ... ibid.
And fling and in. And fling and in. And fling. [Barbara Windsor’s bra flies off] Oh! Matron, take them away. ibid.
Here, do you want to see what's going on in the next field? Some sort of rave up. Come on, it's going to go on all night. ibid. Windsor
‘I first went into a tent aged three. I could believe it. I just thought it was incredible. It had like a little window in it.’ Britain Goes Camping, BBC 2012, woman
Despite the weather, camping has given us the opportunity to explore the hidden corners of our coastline and countryside, and to celebrate our relationship with the Great British Outdoors. But the story of camping also charts a century of social and cultural change, and our struggle to get away form the rules and regulations of modern life. To replace them if only for a short time with life under canvas. From its earliest days camping for pleasure in Britain flourished because it provided an escape from our industrialised cities. ibid.
‘You’re really up close and personal with Nature.’ ibid. bloke
Camping for pleasure is relatively new in Britain. ibid.
Thomas Horan Holding, a tailor from Shropshire, now regarded as the father of modern camping ... Cycle and Camp: T H Holding. ibid.
From these humble beginnings a mass movement was born. ibid.
Camping’s promise of freedom and good clean air. ibid.
At the heart of a social revolution to improve the health of the nation … The 1936 Public Health Act. ibid.
And pitch their tents in foreign fields. ibid.
The means to a cheap family holiday. ibid.
Camping in Britain was booming. ibid.
British people were also becoming more mobile. ibid.
Economics are at the root of quite a few of the world’s problems. Play for Today: Nuts in May starring Alison Steadman & Roger Sloman, writer Mike Leigh, Keith Pratt, 1976
Everything was peaceful until you came along. ibid. Mr Pratt to fellow camper
I planned to take forty-five minutes along that road and now we’re going to be late. ibid. Mr to Mrs Pratt
If everybody did that, there wouldn’t be any pebbles left. ibid.
I’m going for another walk; do you want to come? ibid.
Excuse me! Do you mind making less noise please! ibid. Keith to fellow campers
You get back to your tenements! ibid.
Rule number one is no open fires. ibid.
Come on! I’ll knock your head off! ibid.
Mom, camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home. Yvonne Prinz, The Vinyl Princess
My fear of camping: I’m convinced bugs will crawl up my vagina and lay eggs. Isn’t everyone? Kathy Griffin
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. George Carlin
Crazed students on a death-wish. What drove this group of Russian explorers to their graves? … 60 years later it’s still not clear what killed these students. Conspiracies Decoded s1e1: Discovery 2022
January 27th 1959 Dyatlov Pass, USSR: Something killed these students and left them with bizarre injuries … Could infrasound explain why the students left their camp site? … The bizarre deaths of nine Russian students in the wilderness in 1959. ibid.