Van Conversion - Introduction and Plans

Friday, May 04, 2018 Adam Tilt 0 Comments


Van Plans

From small acorns grow big ideas and that’s my excuse for why there’s now a VW Transporter T6 sat outside. What initially started off as a couple of interesting YouTube videos documenting those who choose to live in their vans full time sparked something within me that has kick-started a whole new strand to our adventuring. Admittedly we won’t be eschewing the comforts of bricks and mortar any time soon but the chance to escape for weekends without the hassle of tents or the cost of hotels is something that appeals greatly and by summer, that’s exactly what we plan to be doing. Before that though there’s much work to be done with the conversion from base van to full on camper being undertaken by our own fair hands. This is going to be fun.

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Mull - It's Been Epic

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 Adam Tilt 0 Comments


P1140798 - Redwing, Isle of Mull
Words and images from 06/04/2018

It's an unfortunate certainty that all good things must, alas, come to an end. So it is for our fortnight on Mull and after a day of rain yesterday we awoke this morning to a bleak and foggy scene.Visibility was minimal with the cloud base well below our position and you know what? I was ok with that. Over the last couple of weeks we've seen some truly amazing things, enjoyed great company and walked miles. There's been Eagles galore, Otters at close quarters and scenery that blows anywhere I've ever been out of the water. It's even snowed, a new experience for me on Mull and another side to this magic isle which I will forever carry with me. Really I could ask for no more and as thoughts inevitably turn to the life we will soon be forced to return I took a moment to absorb and reflect on how lucky we are to have found such a place as this.

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Langamull to Croig

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Adam Tilt 0 Comments


P1140751 - Langamull, Isle of Mull
Words and images from 05/04/2018

Dare I say it but there was actually a bit of warmth in the air this morning, yesterday’s brisk wind nullified and after some early morning cloud plenty of sunshine too. In response it seemed that the stuttering spring migration of the past few days was finally beginning to gather momentum with at least four male Wheatears spotted around the coast and a pair of pristine White Wagtails at Croig, our first of the year. Nothing too dramatic but progress nevertheless.

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