• Winter Camping: Spain, France, Italy, Austria, Germany

    We loved our first full season of winter camping… Christmas and New Year on the Costa Brava, northern Spain – winter sun, medieval villages, catching up with our pals Tom and Zoe, paddleboarding on boxing day, midnight grapes in Girona, the Dali museum in Figueres… After that, we trundled across the south of France, through […]

  • Update on van life costs

    Two of the most read posts on the blog are “How much does it cost to run a campervan?” and the update I did after a few months in the newer, bigger motorhome, “75 days into our van life and European adventure – progress and costs”. I promised another update – so here’s the fun […]

  • Happy New Year! Here’s to 2020…

    Happy New Year from me and Bev to our friends and family all over the world! And a huge thank you to everyone that has supported us on our travels and supported me and the band over the last year. We started the new year in Girona, in Spain – listening to parakeets in the […]

  • Out Now!

    So, at last, very pleased to say the album is out now and live on bandcamp – 10 tracks, ‘ten bob’ a track or a fiver for the lot 😉 Huge ‘thank you’ to all involved – especially Bev, the band Phil Muriel and Richy Clarke, my guests Lyndon Anderson, Phil Moore, Gary Grainger and Gav Warrender, and to Dee at Ginger Music Company in Gateshead.

  • New album update #1

    Good afternoon at Ginger Music studio yesterday, things moving along with the new album. The title is…. Brass Neck! There are 10 tracks…4 we play in our live set, but I promise you’ve never heard them like this!2 are from my secret stash – it’s 17 years since I last recorded anything and I’m always […]

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