Living in a van just makes sense to me. Tom and I lived in a rented van for ten weeks, 15 years ago, when we were travelling around Australia. This is what I discovered. * Being in a van you are very much outside all the time. Our little van was a two berth, fully converted camper, with curtains on all the windows, but even with them all drawn you never felt fully … [Read more...] about Our previous vanlife. What are the pros and cons of living in a van?
Tom and I want different things. At least, that’s how our stories currently play out. And it’s fine; relationships are built on compromise and negotiation. Tom loves his job, and he also appreciates the security and stability it brings to our current lives, and to the future. This is all the more important to him now we have a son. I am hugely grateful for this, but I … [Read more...] about Wanderlust: Should you leave your job to travel?
We live in the Sheffield muesli-belt, full of stealth vans, vegan shops, musicians, allotments, street art, community gardeners, home educators and activists, rock climbers and serious cyclists, antique shops, junk shops, upcyclers and recyclers. Our incredibly steep, local park is full of picnickers in summer, reggae playing from makeshift, home-rigged bike trailer … [Read more...] about Meersbrook: The best place to live in Sheffield?