Category Archives: Driven

Because Blue

The Beast has surprised us a lot over the past 10 months, in both good and bad ways, but a few weeks ago, on the evening of the second Jabberwocky tasting, we discovered a whole new glorious aspect to his … Continue reading

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The Post-Festival Glow

I’ve had several stabs at writing this post, and so far all of them had ended with me flicking over to you tube. The first post after our first real event is something important and should be treated with a … Continue reading

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A Master Class in Cooking on Gas

There are several, perhaps even many problems with cooking on gas. For a start, it tends to catch fire. This is, of course, the idea behind using it in the first place, but it does make people rather wary of … Continue reading

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Being Excited about Stickers

The last time I remember being this excited about stickers was when my friend and I swore to collect every single one in the generic-horse-riding-stickers-specifically-targeted-at-11-year-old’s-pocket-money collection. It is my firm belief to this day that sticker numbers 34 and 18 … Continue reading

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Music, Mixed blessings and the M6

Music: Wounded Rhymes by Lykke Li We finally found a cooker for the Beast. It was within our price range and would fit the space in the van. It was also in Winsford. I had therefore decided to fix the … Continue reading

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Let there be light

It is a curious fact that the wiring within the van is one of the lesser known wonders of the world. Over the last quarter of a century many minds have set to work adding a little something here and … Continue reading

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The Infinite To Do List (otherwise known as do-you-Swindoo?)

I’m sure everyone has one, a vague collection of plans and dates that you will tackle when you have a moment. I have one that I am gradually working my way through, adding to it more often than I cross … Continue reading

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