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

Silverstone grandstand from the top of ferris wheel
Food, Travel

Tenting part 3: the real deal

Before setting out we'd got kitted out (Tenting part 1) and done some garden practice (Tenting part 2). Friday So we're here. A campsite just next to Silverstone race circuit to watch the endurance racing over the weekend. It's 8.45pm on a Friday and we have erected two tents and a gazebo 2 1/2 hours… Continue reading Tenting part 3: the real deal


Holiday 2019 D16

Another dreadful night; too hot, too cold, sore knees, brain whirring, awake since 4.20am and just dozed since then. Alarm at 7am, showers and breakfast. We checked out of the hotel and himself went to fetch the car as it was raining. However, he came back quickly to say the car had been broken into.… Continue reading Holiday 2019 D16


Holiday 2019 D6

It's my birthday! To celebrate I've had an awful night's sleep, sniffly and being bitten and then cold. Then we're moving campsites so it's all about packing, a long drive and then unpacking. There will be gin later.After 4 hrs on the road with an emergency hedge-based toilet stop and a driver change we stopped… Continue reading Holiday 2019 D6