The Black Dog – Coping with Depression & A Midlife Crisis

Winston Churchill suffered from depression. He called it ‘The Black Dog’. I want my blog to be uplifting, but I have also vowed to produce an honest narrative of our experience, rather than an “It was all sunshine and rainbows!” account. As such, although it is a tough admission to make, I have something thatContinue reading “The Black Dog – Coping with Depression & A Midlife Crisis”

Zero Waste Caravanning – Save Money, Weight, Space & The Planet!

Caravanning is pretty eco-friendly anyway. For a start, we’re not flying anywhere for our hols and we’re living in a fairly self-sufficient bubble. But there’s always room for improvement! The great thing about the tips that I am going to give you is that besides saving the planet, they will save you hundreds of poundsContinue reading “Zero Waste Caravanning – Save Money, Weight, Space & The Planet!”

The Impact of Long-Term Touring on Family & Friends

How To Cope When Forced to Live by Your Own Rules “It’s like a bereavement!” This was my Mum’s reaction when I set off to backpack around Australia and New Zealand. Many of those who ask us about our lifestyle say that they would like to retire early and travel full time as we do.Continue reading “The Impact of Long-Term Touring on Family & Friends”

Top Tips for Going Full-Time in your Caravan or Motorhome

It’s amazing what can happen when you drink champagne; we went from first-timers to full-timers in two bottles of champagne!