Cars, Family, Travel

Reasons to Have a Truck

This is pretty much the opposite of an eco-post. Sorry about that, I promise I'll touch on the environmental side of the story before the end. We bought a big massive Isuzu D-Max in June 2019. Honestly, I was really quite sceptical, especially as the truck is "my" car. Here she is, Talulah the Truck… Continue reading Reasons to Have a Truck

Travel, Work

When a Work Trip Goes Wrong

Wow, after two years of a virtual replacement, we're back in person for our annual workshop for the leaders in technical writing at my company. I'm almost at the end of the week of intense discussions on every possible topic. I'm exhausted at this stage. It started with a 7am alarm on Sunday, then a… Continue reading When a Work Trip Goes Wrong

Cars, Children, days out, Travel

Silverstone Classic 2022

It feels like we're only just back from our France holiday and we've packed up again, loaded the car, strapped on the bikes and set off to Silverstone. I'm going to semi-live report on our progress and antics throughout the weekend. We were last here for the WEC in 2019. How much has happened since… Continue reading Silverstone Classic 2022

Truck loaded and ready to go

Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Before we went on holiday (for lots of pictures, visit #smellysocksgoestofrance), I wrote a list of everything essential to take (and added the stuff we forgot). We had an absolutely bloody brilliant time. This was the holiday we'd waited three years for. However, amongst the very many things we took, we did not need some… Continue reading Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Family, Travel

What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday

We're off next weekend, for our first big holiday since 2019. We love a Eurocamp caravan, even doing our first fly-drive at the beginning of June. Every time we go, I think of things we didn't take. So, I'm going to write a list of things I'm packing in case it's useful to anyone else… Continue reading What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday