Van adventure number 2: Germany and Austria

For our second van adventure we went big. The van passed its MOT with flying colours, European breakdown cover was arranged, the Eurotunnel was booked and off we went! Not quite sure what to expect, the holiday that followed definitely came with some added challenges we hadn’t quite predicted but it also took us to…

Converting a Nissan NV200 into a campervan: how we did it

This post is an ode to the all the campervan conversion stories we read online before embarking on this project. For anyone not converting a van it might be a little dry, for that I apologise and redirect you to the posts about the fun things we have been up to since the van conversion…

Running and me; a love/hate relationship

Hate is a strong word but many times during a run I find myself hating it. When I’ve picked a hilly route on a day when I am low in energy, when I’d made peace with running in the rain only to realise once out the door it was blowing a gale too, when I…

Van adventures: Number 1: Salcombe, Devon

After the final cushion arrived from our heroic upholsterer and the van officially slept two I couldn’t wait to get away for our first night in it. The beautiful May weather gave us no excuse to not get out on the road, so it was with excitement (and a tiny bit of trepidation on my…

The Cotswold Way: Part 2, Chipping Campden to Cheltenham

After the success of a family weekend with my mum and sister walking the Cotswold Way by train last year we decided to add some more miles to the cache and take a step closer to completing the whole path over 3 weekends. After our escapades with public transport on the last section adding considerably…