The end is here

29/11/17 – Well yesterday was our last working day in Hendre Mynach, said goodbye to Mal and Sue who left last week and are also going to pastures new and had a lovely Christmas meal at Bermo Bistro with all the gang. Yum, yum. The van is now near as dam finished the seat finally…

I see the end coming

22/10/17 – Visits from friends this week, not seen Kev and Cheryl for ages so had a good catch up and little trip up to Criceith, stroll around the town and up to the castle. And of course a trip to Criceith means Dylans for lunch …..yum yum. 28/10/17 – Well it’s back to work…

Harlech and beyond

18/10/17 – Well busy day today up nice and early for the vans MOT in Harlech. Walked up to the castle while it was being done, beautiful day. Now did you know that it was built by Edward I during his invasion of Wales between 1282 and 1289 at the substantial cost of £8,190, which…

Let there be light

15/10/17- Well another week has gone by and the van now has some of the tongue and groove in……..eeek its looking like a real van !!!!!! The skylight The 12v connection most of the electrics in thanks to our friend Trev We are so chuffed with the lights which are thanks to the newly fitted…

Renovating and hurly burly

07/10/18 – and so the van conversion goes on, covered one of the back doors with stretchy fabric, good job even if I do say so. Covered the 2 wheel arches with some off cuts of carpet, not a bad job again Middle strut on the bed put in and plywood panels put up, the…

Rebuilding and running

30/09/17 – We now have a month to get going on the van, so this is us up to now First things first tea for the two workers Most of the insulation is now done apart from the roof and bits around the window, skylight has been ordered so thats the next job along with…

Its finally window installation day

19/09/2017  – Well we have been insulating like crazy when work, time and weather allows. Still not finished, but can at last see an end. The floor is insulated and down. Spare room is getting emptied, thank goodness as the work is getting done. I am now apprentice carpenter !!!! Sweeper, foam filler and most…

Daisy is coming on s l o w l y.

Well we have a name, after 2 boys rupert and seamus we now have Daisy, am thinking her name in curly writing on the front, entwined with daisies, now just need to convince Dave !!!! Anyway back to what we have been up to, after putting up the rattle trap boards its insulation, insulation, insulation,…

The new van has landed !!!!!

Last week we picked up our new van Quick check to see if Dave will fit in the new bed to be and its a yes. So first job taking the ply lining out and the bulk head and last little job filling the screw holes in the floor.   First jobs completed, I learn…

Out with the old in ( hopefully) with the new 

Well having decided we will now build our own van, it’s with tears in our eyes we wave goodbye to Seamus New van being sought as we speak, lwb is all I know as vans is mans stuff !!! So any tips, help or ideas are most welcome. Anyway we are over half way through…