Caravan Cabin Fever

The last two weeks have been an absolute nightmare and left me questioning whether we have made the right decision or not. The day to day chores are becoming more and more unpleasant the colder and darker it gets and heading to the laundromat every two days is an expensive, time consuming and tedious task….

Project Volunteer

So we are now 7 weeks into our adventure and it’s been a seriously steep learning curve with daily overwhelming highs and a fair share of ‘character strengthening’ lows. A lot has happened in the last 12 days…The awning is still standing-held up by a wing and a prayer. I’ve managed to turn 3m cubed…

Mystery Blogger Nomination

  So…Today was a fantastic day! Blue skies, plenty of sunshine….Our long lost kitty, Tilly, was returned to us at 7am and I received an e-mail from a blogger I follow to say that he’d nominated me for a ‘Mystery Blogger Award’. I can’t begin to tell you what this nomination means to me…well actually,…

Top Tips After Two Weeks

So today marks two weeks of living in a caravan and I’ve decided to compile a list of ‘Top Tips’….things I wish we’d known or done prior to moving in with the whole fandamily. I’m sure as time goes by I’ll come back to this post and tweak bits and pieces but as the title…

The Joys of not Having a Fixed Address…

So week one of caravanning has been an interesting and somewhat time consuming experience. In the past week I’ve needed to sort out the usual bits and pieces: internet, school places for the kids (as we plan on being in the UK for at least a year), library cards (no space to keep books in…

The BIG Move

12/10/2017 So we did it….we sold, donated and threw away much of what we’ve accumulated over 14 years of marriage, used the minimal funds to purchase a 2003, Bailey Senator touring caravan and set off from our beautiful Portugal in search of cold, hard cash back in England to fund our round the world volunteer…