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Homeless and Happy

We've just had the last bank holiday of the summer in England. Usually I would spend it at Leeds festival or somewhere similar 'partying'. This year I am homeless and vanless and also trying not to spend money if I can help it so it's going to be very different! There's actually lots of things … Continue reading Homeless and Happy

Van Build – Week 4

This week marks one month into the van build! Here's what we got up to...

Van Build – The End of week 2!!

I've not updated the blog in a while as we've been working long days and then too knackered to do anything on an evening. We've just compared a Day 1 photo to today and we're happy with our progress so far! Sunday 5th August marked the end of week one and we decided to get … Continue reading Van Build – The End of week 2!!

We cut a hole in the side of our van!

This was intentional so don't panic! We woke up in the van this morning and shortly after TNT arrived with our new window. Massive thank you to Leisure Vehicle Windows (http://leisurevehiclewindows.co.uk) we called to discuss windows and ended up ordering exactly what we needed with ease and it arrived 2 days later! The customer service … Continue reading We cut a hole in the side of our van!

We slept in our new van!

Day 2 we treated all the rust and then used sikaflex on all the holes and edges of the wheel arches etc.Whilst waiting for it to dry we packaged and posted our EBay sales and then started shopping!We've ordered a porthole window for one of the back doors and a sliding vent window for above … Continue reading We slept in our new van!

Van Build – Day 1

So today's the day we start our van build!! We woke at 7am and had to first pack our EBay sales and find the nearest post office and supermarket. We ended up finding a Tesco with a post office counter 8mins drive away. How convenient (paid for it with the Tesco prices though #RipOff)! Then … Continue reading Van Build – Day 1