The Dinky Duvalay | A caravan must have for kids

Disclosure: We were sent two Dinky Duvalay sets for the twins, for the purposes of this review. All photos, thoughts and words — as ever — are entirely my own. It’s that time of year folks! Spring is finally here which means it’s time to dust Dolly down and get her out of her winter …

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The must have caravan accessory | Introducing Duvalay

Since we bought Dolly, our first caravan, we’ve been on a mission to find the absolute must have caravan accessory. Now I’m not talking basics — and I’m not disputing that wheel chocks and kitchen equipment are ‘must have’ items — but I’ve been on the look-out for something a little different, that really makes …

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea and Frugi Bedding

Summer has been a wash out so far hasn’t it? As I’m sitting here, typing this, the sky is a steely grey and the rain is drumming a tune on the roof of my new office. Its a far cry from the sun-drenched picture in my head, when I think of summer. Not many days …

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Laying Laminate Flooring in a Caravan

Is it possible to put  laminate flooring in a caravan? Absolutely. Here’s a little rundown of why we decided to put laminate in a caravan and some before and after pictures. A Little Potted History A few week’s ago I wrote about Dolly II — our caravan — and how we had performed a caravan …

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Before and After | Our Caravan Renovation in Pictures

Remember we once did a caravan renovation? Took an ugly little van and turned her into something lovely? Well, last month, I mentioned that we’d traded our beloved caravan — Dolly — in for a ‘new’, larger model. I use the term ‘new’ very loosely. The new van may have preceded her chronologically but certainly not …

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Our First Caravan Makeover | Introducing Dolly 1

Our first caravan makeover was a bit of a gamble. We’d bought a little touring caravan; plain, boring (and a bit beige). And I’d decided to upcycle her. As you do. This was before the days of Pinterest and Instagram. There was no reference. So it was a risk. But one that really paid off! …

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