The Bonnie Land and North West England

Well, it’s been a very busy couple of months since I last wrote.  Along with the lack of WIFI, I just haven’t found the time to sit down and put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard to be more precise).

We spent a great 4 weeks exploring Scotland during September Continue reading “The Bonnie Land and North West England”


Being in the Moment

We’ve had an amazing time in the North Lakes and South West Scotland since my last post, which began with 18 nights at a caravan park in Cockermouth. We’ve been visiting this particular caravan site for years as my dad has a static caravan there, its specifically for static vans and so it’s not really set out for tourers.  We changed pitches 4 times within the first five days Continue reading “Being in the Moment”

Settling Into The Van

It’s eight weeks to the day since we became nomads and we absolutely LOVE it!!  We’re currently in north Yorkshire, nestled in the middle of elm trees and all sorts of wildlife at a beautiful touring site just outside of York.

We’re a lot more settled in the caravan now.  In comparison, our time in Dorset, although good times were still very much had, was a little more stressful.  Continue reading “Settling Into The Van”

Spanner In The Works

There’s been a bit of a spanner in the works, the completion date for the sale of our house has been put back due to a small legal issue with the agents who manage the lease hold for our property. We have no idea when the issue will be resolved but we’re keeping our fingers (and toes!) crossed that everything will be sorted at a minimal cost as soon as possible.  Continue reading “Spanner In The Works”

Embracing Minimalism

OK, so I always knew it was inevitable, it was eventually time for us to start downsizing our belongings DRASTICALLY!  Since we don’t have much in the way of knick-knacks or even furniture (owing to Jez’s obsessive compulsive behaviour when it comes to clutter) I really thought this was going to be a breeze.  I was adamant that I didn’t suffer with any form of attachment issues to any of the material things in my life, Continue reading “Embracing Minimalism”