I have been writing this post for weeks and every time I come back to it the garden has changed again. I really need to be a bit more consistent with writing but honestly life just gets in the way sometimes. So please forgive the pictures being a bit out of date. The pea trellis … Continue reading The Garden, Van and a Trip to Wales
Happy New Year!!!! We have disappeared off here for a while. In truth we lost a lot of motivation and got stuck in a bit of a negative mind set, especially myself. I think last we wrote was that the van had gone in for much needed welding. Well he had it for over a … Continue reading Andddd…. We’re back!
The truth is not a lot! The garden this year hasn't received as much attention as last. I feel a bit guilty as the van suddenly took over our focus. We have had some fruit and vegetables that have done better this year and some that never made it at all. We had great success … Continue reading Whats Been Happening with Us?
Hello! Sorry we haven't written anything for a while, but its all been a little slow going. We have been doing our best to source new doors. All the doors are rusted through, and we have managed to find the cab doors and the back doors, but we still haven't found the side sliding door … Continue reading The Slow Road
Hi everyone! Last time I wrote was to show you where all the leaks were coming from and all the work Tony did with the angle grinder. We have done some work from there but admittedly not much. Tony got up on top of the van and covered up the vent and sky light, with … Continue reading Wham Bam Thank You Van
So after all our work that we did on our last post, we opened the doors of the van a couple of days ago to find this: The rain over the past few days had really put it to the test, and for the second time we were glad we had pulled everything out to … Continue reading Rain, Rust and an Angle Grinder
So as you all know we bought our sprinter van to convert into a camper, and we got started in removing pieces that we knew we didn’t want for the plan that we had. We started by taking out the panels and batons behind the drivers seats because we plan to have swivel chairs to … Continue reading Work begins
In our last post we told you all that we had made the decision to buy a van and convert it into a camper. From making that decision we scoured websites and social media sites for all van sales. Well our dream has started to become a reality as we have now purchased our Van!! … Continue reading The Camper Van Challenge
Hi all, Hope everyone is safe and well. As some of you know, we fenced off part of the front garden to give us a larger area of back garden. In an earlier post we used this area to build a poly-tunnel and place it ready for us to try and grow in a greenhouse. … Continue reading Going Green(house)
Hi all, hope everyone is safe and well. After last years experimentation on the potatoes, we decided to change the way we wanted to grow them. Instead of growing in bags (which didn't yield a big crop just a couple of meals) we want to try for a bigger crop. Having built two large raised … Continue reading Raising our Hopes