Monthly Archives: June 2017

Day seven – a roller coaster ride

Emma is knackered and has gone to bed so I (Ben) am writing today’s entry. Today the rear seats were bolted down to the van floor. There were no issues and not too expensive either. The van is now a … Continue reading

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Little by Little

There were so many natty little jobs done today, it’s hard to know where to begin. One hidden job was this electric channeling in the base of the van, which will never be seen and only here and now will … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough…

…the tough get going. Literally in the sense that they went over to a friend’s to use his workshop for the day. Figuratively in that a lot of significant progress has been made. The kids’ bedpods have been made and … Continue reading

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Building up not tearing down

Today saw the the start of some visible construction rather than just destruction. It began with the purchasing of lots of wood and then actually getting down to some cutting.  One of the things that Ben tells his students is … Continue reading

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Hidden Progress

So I’m reminding myself that the work that’s been done today is progress, but it looks like all we’ve done is get back to where we started.  But the roof that is back on is now insulated – so even … Continue reading

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From Campervan to International Space Station

So today the rest of the insides have been gutted:And the decision was made that insulation was important. So this lot was purchased (and donated):  And you know that I mentioned highs and lows? Well the high of today was … Continue reading

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No Time Like the Present

At 6am this morning, we were in a taxi on the way to the airport. We landed just after 1pm BST. And before dinner we got stuck in with stripping the insides.  There are always highs and lows with a … Continue reading

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