Project Vanlife take 1: Our first trip in a camper!

Morning campers! Devon and Dartmoor... We did it! Before committing whole-hearted to this crazy idea of mine, I wanted to get a little taste of van life with a toddler. We gave camping a go at Wilderness Festival (see my blog post: 5 things I learned festivalling with a toddler), but now it was time…

5 Things I learned festivalling with a toddler

Before committing to travelling the continent next year, I thought it prudent to see what the reality of camping with a toddler was like, versus my insta-worthy daydreams. I also wanted to see how Ava would find camping, and being outdoors for days on end. Would she get bored? Would she cope with the change…

The Inspiration: Exploring Exmoor with Handmade Matt

One weekend in a campervan, and I have seriously been bitten by the bug (and I don’t mean the ticks – more on that later!). The freedom, the simplicity, the romance are all highly appealing, and I suppose there is an element of needing to escape the past. So how did it start?  My friend…