VanLife


If you search #VanLife on your favourite social media outlet, you are likely to find thousands of pictures from people who spent months painstakingly preparing their preferred van for adventures to come. There will be pictures of long nights spent in garages, coffee stained plans peaking out from beneath power […]


I stood high on the cliff watching the horses dancing on the giant, rolling waves below. The wind whipping their manes into a frenzy of froth, depositing foam at my feet like clods of earth kicked up hooves pounding the earth. Watching, wishing that I had a windsurfer, that I might make use of the […]

More rain, after the previous night’s golden hour I had hoped for a break in the rain but it was just as wet as the previous days, which had me thinking I should head further north to Tofino, a place many people told me I might not leave.  Though I couldn’t leave without at least […]

After dropping Virginia at the airport in Seattle, I made my way across the border into Canada, changing my mind about spending the night in Vancouver and opting take the ferry across to Vancouver Island. A decision I should have made sooner so that I could have taken the Ferry from […]

I’ve just gone through the familiar inquisition at the Canadian border, it always gets a little sticky when they ask that question, “What is your plan?” It is the same question many people ask me when they meet me, with them I tend to be a little more candid, “I […]


13Nov

Van Envy

Van Envy
Whenever people ask me what type of van I have, I answer them and follow it up with a story of how, if I knew that I was going to be living in the van on a more permanent basis I would have got something more spacious. I would see […]