OUR JARGON BUSTING GUIDE TO BR-EXIT *

OUR JARGON BUSTING GUIDE TO BR-EXIT * and MORE! 🤣

(*BR-exit – Hundreds of Big Retreaters hitting the road and leaving their worries behind on Friday afternoon as they head off for the possibly the most relaxing wellbeing festival ever…)

Transition Period – The five minutes after the Big Retreater arrives on the Castle Terrace, drink in hand, during which they slide into a state of utter relaxation. (See: settled status)

Settled Status – The sense of wellbeing that sits lightly on the shoulders of the Big Retreater throughout their long weekend.

Irish Border – The place just 5 miles downriver from the Castle Terrace where the Irish Ferry lands... and the border’s very much open, so fáilte!

Backstop – the reassuring knowledge that the Gin bar is never far away…

Meaningful Vote – A raising of hands amongst mates faced with too many choices of which class to do next.

Malt-house Compromise – the point in the evening when a dedicated whisky drinker gives in and embraces the fresh botanics of the Big Retreat Wales Gin and Tonic.

Free movement – That yoga class first thing in the morning where a Big Retreater just get the moves ... and the moves get them

Single Market – The happy crowd of solo travellers coming to the Big Retreat to have an adventure and make new friends

Frictionless Trade – When the kids suffer devastating ice cream envy yet walk away happily after a straight swap.

No Deal – The moment when one of the kids decides he doesn’t like the swap after all.


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