Monthly Archives: July 2017

On the Wild Side

Last week we left the comfort of driveways for some proper campervan living. After staying with my best friend’s family and parents up North, we stayed on our first campsite outside Otley. It was so lovely to see the kids … Continue reading

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Practicing Hospitality 

We came back to Hitchin last week for my sister-in-law’s wedding. The kids had special roles to play:  One of the wedding verses that we had at our wedding was Romans 12, which includes the instruction to practice hospitality. You’d … Continue reading

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Living the Dream

OK, so maybe 5 people in a van isn’t quite the dream…but we’re having fun. We’ve enjoyed the flexibility of mealtimes – we’ve had breakfast in Tesco’s car park, having just bought it, and lunch in the car park at … Continue reading

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On the road

It felt like it would never happen…but we finally packed up and moved this morning. Last minute jobs were still being completed this morning – last bits of our bed, securing the kitchen worktop etc.  Then of course there was … Continue reading

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Dragging on and other setbacks…

You know the closer that you get to the end of a job, the more there is to do? It’s like when you’re climbing a hill, you think you’re nearly at the summit, but the nearer you get, the further … Continue reading

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Burning the Midnight Oil

Ben is still outside working away with the electrician friend on the list of electrical jobs.  The thing with electrics is that you can’t really see them, so they don’t make for good pictures. These sockets have been fitted: (Poor … Continue reading

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A good day

The last full day on the van and it was all hands on deck. And here’s some of our achievements: The major achievement of the day was the fridge pod that includes masses of storage and reuses doors from the … Continue reading

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