Since early 2018 Portsmouth has been a common destination for Kat and I due to the great people we know and have met at one of the regular sesh (house parties…) hosted by our old friend Danny, along with his house mates. Sadly as our friends have come to the end of their time at university, they are all now moving on, and though we have had some great times there it got me thinking ‘I would really like to see more of the southern sea side city’. So during our (potentially last) visit this weekend we took a long day out to really explore the city, rather than just seeing our friend’s house, the pubs around The Wedgewood Rooms and beach front as we had done before. (Or at least I had done before, I believe Katie has explored the city a little more during mornings when I have been too tired from the previous night to wake up).Continue Reading
On Friday the 24th of May we made the spontaneous decision to venture off to Cambridge for the weekend. Neither of us had ever been before, so our only expectation was that it would be like a mini Oxford.Continue Reading
It all started around Spring-Summer last year (2018). Kat and I were happy living in a rented flat in her home town. We had the usual routine of dealing with our daily errands and work, then once Kat came home we would cook and eat together, then settle in for a night of playing computer games and binging Youtube. It is during one of these Youtube binges that Kat first stumbled upon, and quickly became obsessed with ‘#vanlife’ videos, a community of folks on Youtube who [mostly] live in commercial vans that have been converted to liveable campers to travel. As Katie’s interest peaked we decided that at some point in the future we would give it a go for ourselves, and left it at that for the time being.Continue Reading
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