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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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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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Plodding On

​Day 8 – and more jobs completed/progressing.   ​ The runners for the IKEA storage boxes have been fitted, and the shelf unit for the kids assembled. I found that Ben had been very organised last night and he set … Continue reading

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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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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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