Runescape and football

“Dad Dad!” “What Angus?” “Someone’s hacked my Runescape account?” “Shit!”. It used to be that real Dad’s used to teach their kids to play football or watch them at least on Sundays. ‘New Dad’ spends his...

The oil business

Now the land in Croatia has been sold, the knock on ripple effects (excuse the double pun) of the Tsunami are finally over. The decision to build a house on Vis in Croatia was taken shortly after arriving and finding the planning dept was closed…. a few weeks after...

We’re not ready…

11/06/2006 We left England in that American camper van on August 1st 2004…around 680 days ago. We explored our heads off for the first five months and planned to chill for the next 19. As you know the Tsunami changed all that and it never happened. The plan was always...

Half empty…half full

Half empty The house in the Shali where we are supposed to be living in Siwa needed major work doing to it before we could move in. After Christmas is was really difficult getting any workers to do… anything. The workers had no respect for me and did as they pleased…...

So put me on a Highway Part 2

We entered Bulgaria hoping to leave behind the corrupt policemen we met in Serbia who would ‘negotiate’ your fine for anything they could think of. We started driving around the Sofia ring road and… ‘WOOOOOWWWWWOOOOOOO’ A red light pulled the teachers van...

So put me on a Highway, and show me a sign

D Day…December 2nd, 3.30am… Three continents, eight countries, 5,000 kilometres, and several breakdowns to cross by 20th December. The grease was still clean on the jeep as the front wheel bearings and new brake callipers had only been fitted the day before. The new...