WE WERE ON A BREAK

So I have not been to see my van in a week. Me and a really good friend (get it? Friend…friends…we were on a break) Roberto fitted the Fiamma Vent 28 Rooflight last week which went amazingly and here is a short guide to what we did; Remember the roof light. We headed off to the van…

An Ode to Phil

Phil is my dad. Here he is wielding his drills after basically completing the ceiling on my behalf. Okay actually that isn’t true, I helped measure, fix the insulation and held things in position. But it really is my dad who deserves all of the credit. When I first went to look at vans I…

Dancin’ on the ceiling

I am writing this while the ceiling isn’t done, in the hope that by the end of day I can say that it is done. I am about 3 weeks behind the original timeline and I was really hoping by now to have all of the walls/floor/ceiling insulated and cladded by now. So I will…

Mistake #2,3,4,5….

  So this was the first weekend actually working on the van. I mean, old Psychfest Tee, shorts from a second hand shop in Kosovo, dust until I looked grey type of work. First day went OK. Got all the existing panels out and took off the rusty roof rack, which needed an angle grinder,…

Mistake #1

Danni the Vanni is healthy! She passed her service from the very competent Lee at I.D.C Wigan. HOWEVER. First off I tried to arrange it through a company called ServicingStop who at first quoted me £188 for a full service and oil change. All seemed about right and most importantly they would send someone out…

Buying my van

I came up against a lot of obstacles when buying the van. What van do I get? Where do I get it? How do I know if they are ripping me off? Etc. etc. Just to give you some background, I have never owned a car. I got my licence and shared my mum’s car…