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French Aire toilets

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Nannymags27 Tue 29-Oct-19 11:30:33

Had the misfortune to stop at an Aire which had a hole-in-the-ground type ladies’ toilet. How on earth are you supposed to use it?! I was wearing trousers and other than half undressing (with the soaking wet floor...!), it was a matter of balance (whilst contending with a handbag, too) & soggy shoes. I wondered why there was such a queue for the one cubicle! It was the one with the seat!!
Unsavoury subject, I know! But any thoughts...?

Gaunt47 Thu 31-Oct-19 09:09:22

Thoroughly enjoying this thread! So many funny stories, and so many experiences I've shared.
I used to cross country ski in Canada, so invested in a onesie undergarment because it had a big U-shaped zip around the bum area. Just the ticket.
But, as the song says, don't eat the yellow snow!

Nannymags27 Thu 31-Oct-19 09:53:05

Many thanks, all, for your wonderful responses to my question.
I’ve just looked up Shewee on Amazon...😜!!!

hereshoping Fri 01-Nov-19 10:16:31

Used one once back in the early 70's , hitching through Yugoslavia. There was a huge poster of President Tito staring down at you.
Couldn't manage with my knees these days.