Spring has finally sprung and sadly ended the shockingly surprising sunny weather and replaced it with severe storms. After an extraordinarily warm and bright February the premature summer season has reverted back to the snowy and windy season accustomed to winter and hopefully the change will bring some snow with it. It’s been a long … More It Has Got Stormy- Group 8 Day #1
When I came out to Switzerland back in December I was resigned to the fact that I would not be seeing my van until at least April and that it was safely immobile at the mechanics. After breaking down in October in Sweden and then waiting for a month for the broken vehicle to slowly … More Back on the road and poo free
It’s been an extremely warm few weeks out in the Alps and as nice as it was skiing around in a tee-shirt before working on the the goggle tan at apres, it is concerning how hot is has been. February is usually the coldest month with the lowest temperatures bringing in lots of snow but … More Rocky situation- Group 7 day 3
Some footage of the beautiful Swiss mountains and what it’s like to ski on them
Everyone takes their own amount of time to get used to being back on skis. Some people find their ski legs as soon as they hit the snow, whilst others can take a couple of runs or even a few days to rediscover them. I, for example, have been out in Switzerland since December and … More When high fives go badly- Group 7- Day 1
A Belated Post 14/2/2019 We took a hot chocolate break this morning and what normally happens is the kids get a hot drink and maybe a chocolate bar and rest up, whilst I stingily sit there with my water bottle and sandwich refusing to spend any of what little money I have left. Today, however, … More Hide and seek on skis- A bad idea
All the highlights from three months of driving through nine of Europe’s most beautiful countries!
So happy that after four months the van has travelled back from Sweden, had a new gear box and clutch fitted and is back on the road! Driving it back from the mechanics was a great feeling. Unfortunately, a family of mice had made Fanny their home and had made a bit of a mess, … More THE VAN IS BACK!