What’s worse than a steamy windscreen? Being fucking toasted as you try and clean the windscreen with the heater – a problem no more! Off of Amazon, they arrived, I opened the window, pulled of the tape, and fitted them in with a little force – will the rest of the conversion be this easy?… Continue reading CONVERSION 001 //Window Deflectors
This was it! First step, get Frank the 12 miles home. Journey 2, 1000 round trip to Scotland – the perfect test. With hindsight, errors were made, distances misjudged and timings went out the window. Mistake 1: Setting off at Midday I mean logically, setting off on a Tuesday lunch time should be mean no… Continue reading ADVENTURE 001 //Edinburgh – The Maiden Voyage
Locked and Loaded! Insurance purchased with Adrian Flux. So it came down to 2 choices in the end, Adian Flux vs. JustKampers, with the options laid out as best I understood, provided for you to read with no guarantees or promises that it’s correct. In addition to myself, my dad, Alan, was also included as… Continue reading Camper Insurance Round 3 – We’re on the Road!
Following up from my busy Saturday morning, my leading options were: Adrian Flux = £720 JustKampers = £660 (FB Group as members club) After chatting with the Self-Build Camper Group, I still had some companies to ring, and was waiting on some callbacks. TL:DR : I didn’t find any/better quotes and went with Adrian Flux,… Continue reading Camper Insurance Round 2 – Callbacks
What a morning! My Conversion Insurance Experience I thought I’d provide my (4 hours of) experience in ringing around insurers for van conversions – ENJOY! for others… TL:DR 2 of 11 spoke to could insure me during conversion 26yr seems to be a min age They want you to have another car Van: Ford Transit,… Continue reading Camper Insurance Round 1 – Quotes
Yep, so this finally happened…
Let’s take a step in time from WWII to 2016 – quite the leap I know – and some bad news. Over the coming months Shirley puts her affairs in order and come August my dad’s organising the funeral. Clearing up the house, we come across a brand new, never stamped, never used passport, valid… Continue reading Meet Shirley
Who the bloody hell is Frank, and why is he in East Africa? He’s my granddad and that’s where he was stationed in WWII. Where he met my St. Helenian grandmother, and, well, long story short, that’s how I got to be here! So you see, travel is in the blood! Of what I do… Continue reading Meet Frank, the Original