Whinlatter after work? Don’t mind if I do!

Finish at 5, pack up and head to Whinlatter with a van full of bikes and bikers. The clouds looked as though we were gonna get a right old hammering of rain…but alas it stayed dry! I have always been about the rush of the ride, get down as quick as possible (and get up if… Read more »

New wipers!

Well, I told you I was going to keep you updated on the van stuff… first bit of money spent…£15 for a set of new Aero wipers off the T4forum…the difference they make…incredible…and they look a bit nicer too!

Lakes camping trip

Well, after last years success (which I did not attend) Kirstie decided to organise another weekend of fun in the Lake District! We went kayaking in Derwent Water near Keswick, took a trip over to the other side, jumped off a pier, visited 2 islands, got cold and then paddled forever to get back to… Read more »

Our new van: VW T4 2.5TDI 88BHP

Well, I have mentioned it a couple of times now but it is finally time to unveil our latest addition to the family. As we wave goodbye to the trusty Ibiza and welcome in the new vehicle. The wife and I were on the hunt for an estate car because squeezing everything into the hot… Read more »

Ullswater spontaneous kayaking

This is the reason I love living in Carlisle. We finished moving some stuff from house to house and then decided to take the kayaks down into the lake district, 45 minutes later and we were unloading the boats from the van, not many cities in the country where you can do that. One of… Read more »