A day in France in a Subaru XV

What do you call a booze cruise without a cruise? Sounds like start of some dodgy joke, right? But seriously, if you get the train from Folkestone rather than the ferry from Dover, with a view to a day of buying booze, what do you call it?   We pondered this as we sat in the

Read More

6 Ideas to Spruce up Your Holiday Home

  Finally and perhaps thankfully to some, the worst of the winter period is past and with Spring a month away, it will soon be coming to a close. So now would be the perfect time to start planning a few ways you could spruce up your holiday home. Whether it’s for you and your

Read More

Fancy rebooting your life?

Have you ever fancied rebooting your life?  If you are anything like me you do it about four hundred times a day.  Sometimes it is something small you want to change like finding a way for you to not have to empty the dishwasher for the third time.  Sometimes it is something huge like dumping

Read More

A day out in Devizes

We didn’t let the rain put us off when we woke up at the Devizes Camping and Caravanning Site just outside Devizes a few weeks ago.  This was, after all, our first weekend away in Betty the Bus and we planned to make the most of it.   The original plan was to wander the tow

Read More

My line in the sand

I feel I need to draw one, you know, a line in the sand.  A full stop has a finality to it and, well, there is no finality here.  But there does need to be a line drawn in the sand. For me, if nobody else. The past few months have been tough, if I

Read More

How to protect your small business from disaster

When you run your own small business, you give it everything. Getting it up and running requires intelligence, excellent communication and lot of grit. So once you have it going, you need to ensure that you protect yourself from the risks a typical start-up might face. Here are just some of the things you can

Read More