Category: Van Life

  • HelpX – Working while Travelling

    HelpX – Working while Travelling

    One of our dreams (if and when we ever tire of travelling!) is to own a smallholding. I’ve always loved gardening, but have never had a plot big enough to take it seriously. I’d love to one day be at least semi-sustainable. This year, I had a slight concern that, post-lockdown, everyone in the UK […]

  • Houseless, not homeless… van life after lockdown

    Houseless, not homeless… van life after lockdown

    I moved to Newcastle when I was 18. Bright-eyed, wielding a cheap guitar (a battered Les Paul copy) and dragging a huge Laney valve amp from the ‘70s. I came to study Zoology and it was great. I loved the city and soon came to call it home. Spital Tongues and Kenton briefly, but mostly […]

  • Van life in the UK and farewell 2020!

    Well, Merry Christmas folks and all the best for 2021! It’s been a year like no other, and perhaps not the best time for van life in the UK. Hoping for better things in the coming year – stay positive and look after each other.

  • Van Life in Lockdown

    Looking back at lockdown in a van – 2 adults + 2 dogs in a box 6m by 2m – at times strange, intense and worrying! But in many ways we count ourselves lucky.

  • Virtual Camp Quirky 2020

    Here’s my 2nd live streaming gig, beamed live from our van, Stargazer! Some original songs and a few covers to close the first virtual Camp Quirky festival…