Neo is in pretty good condition overall, but Pixie has spent a little time providing some extra TLC. A bit of lubrication on the window winding mechanism has resolved all stiffness and squeaks: Some surface rust got a scrape down, a coat of converter, and a spray of paint; taking care of anything that could have … More Tinkering with Neo
You get in your van, turn the key, and nothing… It can happen to anyone for multiple reasons, the question is: How do you know if it’s a knackered battery, parasitic drain, or a faulty alternator? Before you take the vehicle to the garage, or run out and buy a new battery, there are some … More How to Test Battery Failure
Today we visited a friend who lives on a canal boat. The similarities between boat and van living are obvious, but the differences seem to fall in favour of boat life; imagine having your fuel delivered to your van, being able to park up for 2 weeks at a time in any pretty spot you … More Canal Life
We couldn’t wait to take Neo out, and grabbed the first chance we got; a few days around Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve and Colne Valley Regional Park. Here’s a few photos of the places we visited: Copse Wood: Ruislip Woods & Lido: Springwell lake and lock: Grand Union Canal and Stockers Lake Nature Reserve:
It’s a very exciting day, one we’ve waited long enough for, finally we have a new vehicle! So new that we haven’t even named it yet, it’s a beautiful matt black, and complete blank canvass inside. We may eventually add some interior furnishings, but for now, we will keep it as is to allow for versatility. … More On the road again..
Oops, it’s been a while since we posted… but, we haven’t been slacking, while we’ve been busy getting the shop off the ground, the plot has had a makeover, and natures been busy too. We spent a little extra time this year cleaning the plot up in January; we added more beds, a new pond (to … More Spring has Sprung
We hinted at it when we first started writing this blog, we’ve worked on bits and pieces for it between then and now, but it’s not till today that we are really putting it into action. Yes, it’s finally here, our shop! We’re so happy to finally have this up and running! We wanted to … More RavenKrafts