Only thin people are allowed to stay dry…

A tale of the emotional rollercoaster you have to ride just to buy a waterproof jacket. I am going to start this story by telling you some interesting (well useful) background information on the sizes of clothes in the UK and how this relates to the size of women in the UK. I will at…… Continue reading Only thin people are allowed to stay dry…

Highlands and Islands April / May 2019 — Red Van Travels

Horsham to Preston (yes I know Preston is neither in the highlands or on an island..well apart from the big one that is Great Britain… but it was a pretty good en route stopping point so we didn’t have to drive quite so far in one day) We stopped off en-route at Kinver Edge rock […]…… Continue reading Highlands and Islands April / May 2019 — Red Van Travels

Exploring the wilds…

Or an awesome walk in Northern Scotland… We are currently mis grand ad-van-ture, and a couple of days ago we went in a walk…over some hills in between mountains to a beach which was inaccessible any other way (apart from the really wet way).  The beach was Sandwood Bay and if you are ever in…… Continue reading Exploring the wilds…

A new thing!!

I tried a new thing the other day!! It is an awesome new thing and I am going to do more of it 😀 Yeay! New thing!!! Ok…I’ll tell you what it is. Although I was super tempted just to leave the post at that and press publish 😀 ) This new thing is Geocaching!…… Continue reading A new thing!!

Ad-van-ture number one: Boxgrove Priory…

Originally posted on Red Van Travels:
Ad-van- ture one is also the first time I drove the van… which is more of a challenge than it sounds… I may have forgotten to tell you that is is a left hand drive beastie! which presents a whole lot of challenges in a country where you drive…

Presenting Our Little Red Volkswagen California

Originally posted on Red Van Travels:
On the 10th December 2016 we became the proud custodians of a VW T25 California Westfalia Campervan… By which I mean we conducted a transaction with a man in Essex in which he got a chunk of our money and we got a little red van to have adventures…

My Bouncy Adventure…

It occurs to me that over two months has passed by and I have not yet told you about my experiences in london with great big springs on my feet. yes, that is right..springs on my feet. This was an exercise class, which involved wearing springy boots and bouncing around…these boots to be exact: Slightly…… Continue reading My Bouncy Adventure…

Whats 100km between friends?

100km, whether between friends or between one end of an epic adventure and the other, is 62 miles. It is also the distance of the next challenge I have signed up for! It is a, “right I am now going to prove I am crazy” 100km challenge. no. not an ultra marathon. I am not…… Continue reading Whats 100km between friends?

Challenge 5: One does not simply walk into Mordor!

well…I know you say that but some Hobbits did just that, and it turns out they went 1779 miles to get there, then they went home again (although some eagles helped with some of that and there may have been horses but I can’t be sure…) Mind you, I am not a hobbit, (well I…… Continue reading Challenge 5: One does not simply walk into Mordor!