Leaf springs under the caravan showing extra leaf

Caravan Suspension Upgrade – COVID-19 brought on unwanted spare time – Part Two

This is Part 2 of a COVID-19 special of what we did during the lockdown - upgrade of the caravan suspension. Read our Part 1 - COVID-19 Brought unwanted spare time Our suspension woes... Over the last 8 months, we have broken a couple…
Wolvi Grove Farm Camping

COVID-19 brought on unwanted spare time – Part One

This is Part 1 of a COVID-19 special - what we did during the lockdown. I’m sure that you, like us, are hearing about coronavirus everywhere - the news, social media, and even the neighbour or down at the shops (should you be one of the…
Merida bikes on Shingleback Bike Rack

Setting up our Shingleback Vertical Bike Rack

We were in the market for a good sturdy bike rack. Something that preferably would be interchangeable between the car and the caravan. In the past we had tried many different types and styles, but they just weren't right. The old story…
Dual Waeco fridge in back of Landcruiser

The problem of the Waeco, the MSA drop slide, and our 105 series Landcruiser

Our Landcruiser is our primary adventure and exploring vehicle, and when we are travelling there is nothing better than having a cold (-1 degrees) beer!  But what to do?  Our Waeco CFX50 fridge was primarily being used when travelling around…
Al and Bec

Welcome to 2020!

We have now said farewell to 2019 and welcomed in a new year. If you were wondering why we have been MIA for much of the last month or two, don’t worry - you aren’t the only one.  While we haven’t been personally affected by the devastating…
Bec working on laptop at Wolvi Grove

Apple-‘Mac’ing the choice to keep an ‘i’ on the road

Excuse the poor play on words but I couldn’t resist. When Bec and I first met, we were very set in our technological ways. We were so anti-Apple, with everything either Android or Windows based, that the thought of ever owning a Mac, iPad…

45 ways to stop Mosquito and Sand Fly bites from itching

Mosquitoes and sand flies, the one thing that can put a dampener on any camping trip. We once stayed at a camp ground where the moment you stopped moving, swarms of mosquitoes descended on you. While the camp ground was lovely, the experience…