Ever since seeing van life videos on youtube I've wanted to get a van of my own and slowly convert it into an adventure van that I can take on trips and maybe one day take it on some longer travels. I have spent the last 2 years researching everything to do with van life, … Continue reading I bought a van!
Im making this post just to talk about what my plans for the insulation are and my reasoning behind it. Meaning that my next posts can be more to the point, showing how I installed it. I'm hoping that this will reduce the amount of waffling I do but I can't make any promises. I … Continue reading current plans for insulation
Rust is a pretty common find on a VW T4 and quite a common place seems to be the fuel flap. Luckily it's a pretty easy thing to either replace or repair. It really comes down to how bad the corrosion is and whether you want to give it a go yourself. You can pick … Continue reading VW T4 Fuel Flap Refurb
When buying an older van theres always a good chance that there will be rust. Im thankful that my van wasn't extremely bad, however It still knocked my motivation every time I discovered more. Although Im pleased to say that the majority of it has now been dealt with, so here is how I rid … Continue reading Goodbye Rust
Progress on the van is coming along nicely despite massive changes happening in my life at the minute. Its been difficult to find time to sit down and write so the blog is slightly behind the work that I've actually done. It's very cold here in England now (today I'm completely snowed in) so I'm … Continue reading The big clean continued…
Music is a big part of my life. I love going to live shows, I play the drums and I listen to my favourite bands just about any chance I get. So I knew that upgrading the sound quality in my van was essential and therefore has been high on my 'To do' list. Im … Continue reading Simple sound upgrade for your VW T4
I expected that the van would need a good clean before any work started on it but I don't think I really comprehended what a massive job this would be until it was sat on my drive. It looked and smelt like it hadn't been properly cleaned in its whole 15 years of existence, and … Continue reading The big clean
This post will be slightly different from the usual ones that I upload. Instead of talking about and trying to capture a single day or adventure, this time I want to reflect on a longer journey that I've been on...
Never forget anything ever again.
The more time I spend exploring my local area, the more I come to realise that there are incredibly beautiful and interesting places right on my doorstep. On my last outing I spent the afternoon in the New Age town of Glastonbury . A lot of the places that I explore are relatively small and … Continue reading A Glimpse of Glastonbury