For someone who doesn’t like reading it’s strange that I actually really enjoy writing. Technically I am not the best but I will try. Full disclosures now, if you hate bad punctuation and grammar, do not bother reading this. Most people love adventure if you do I think you will enjoy following Susannah and […]Read More Why!!
I was beginning to lose track of time on this project. The setting off date was being pushed back later and later, everyday was basically the same consisting of wake up, convert van, spend a lot of money, go to bed worrying, along with a piling up of unfinished jobs and people constantly asking when […]Read More Van Conversion: Weeks 6, 7, and 8
If there is a person out there who is an avid fan of this blog and could not wait for the third weekly instalment of the van conversion diaries, I do apologise for my blog upkeep sloppiness. Holidays, post holiday blues and bank holidays just got in the way. Three days before our trip to […]Read More Van Conversion: Weeks 3, 4, and 5
No news to report on the window other than it is still leaking. No news to report on the weather other than it is still raining. Conclusion: no possibility of repair as of yet. But there is always next week! Nevertheless, slow progress has turned into fast progress and Tina is looking fresh. Although, we […]Read More Van Conversion: Week 2
Slow progress would be the best way to describe this week. As Harry’s father said ”Wasn’t your time after work in Imperia and Marseille meant to be for planning how to do all of this?”, we realised we probably should have done a bit more of that and a bit less of eating cheese and […]Read More Van Conversion: Week 1
For those familiar with the film Love Actually, which I’m sure most of the English speaking community is, this bar is the one when Colin Firth races back to France to tell Aurelia that he loves her and wants to marry her in his exceptionally fast learned Portuguese. She stands at the top of the fairy […]Read More Bar de la Marine – Marseille, France
This part of the blog doesn’t have much to do with vans but documents our escapades in search of the most delicious Caipirinhas around the globe. For those unfamiliar with the humble but deadly cocktail it is the Brazilian national cocktail made with Cachaça, a spirit made from fermented sugarcane similar to Rum, sugar (usually […]Read More Caipirinha Tastings