A Celebration Weekend | Wild Camping with Friends

Last weekend we finally got around to celebrating Mr D hitting a massive age milestone. His actual birthday was back in March; but our idea of a little wild camping party with friends wouldn’t have been such a success with the temperatures in the minuses, and snow on the ground. That said, a couple of …

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Tips for decorating a caravan | Painting a caravan exterior

I’ve been meaning to write this post for AGES; I’ve had so many messages from people over recent months, asking what I use for painting a caravan exterior. So I thought I’d finally jot down my method; before another year passes by. Caravan painting is nothing new — people have been doing it for years! …

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Caravanning, Fat Face & creating memories of the perfect summer 2018

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Summer 2018.  Since I began this blog, it’s been my life’s mission to capture as many family moments as I can; to preserve them for when the boys are old enough to read and understand just how much they mean to their daddy and me. What began as a cathartic exercise — and something that …

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Our Cool Caravans Are in Print!

I’m so excited — our cool caravans are in print! Dolly 1 and Dolly Too (that isn’t a spelling error, by the way, she is Dolly ‘also’) have been featured in the September 2017 issue of Reloved magazine! SO amazing to see our two little caravans immortalised in print. I was expecting a little mention …

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Tips for decorating a caravan | Painting and wallpapering the interior

I regularly receive emails from fellow caravan enthusiasts with questions about Dolly 1 and, more recently, Dolly 2. Very often, they’ve stumbled across my blog posts — or Pinterest pins — and ask for tips on decorating a caravan. I’m asked what kind of paint we used on the walls and cupboards and what we used to hang the …

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A date with Joules at Badminton Horse Trials

I think it’s fair to say that — for me — the last eight weeks have been tinged with frustration and a little bit of boredom. It’s unlike me too; I don’t get bored easily. If I ever feel my attention waning — and inertia setting in — I tend to just change direction and do something else. But …

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