From Brisbane to Ceduna..

Wow, what a month that’s been… It actually seems like forever since we left the Gold Coast to head for Perth via Waikerie. We cruised out of Beenleigh after a quick oil change on the ‘ole girl and  since we were in the area, Bianca wanted to head for Queenslander Aviaries to get some supplies …

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The Grand-pirates are ready ?

Here’s a quick re-cap of the last month since we headed off from Lemon Tree Passage and bounced up the coast a little…⛵️we caught up with all the @stayin_afloat crew and the kidlets helped Nana put the finishing touches on the bus’ new paint job, including their hand prints . Then Nana taught Susie to …

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THE POWER OF INDUCTION

We have found a few things have changed since we planned our build. One of which was how much stuff we’d run with our solar power. When we designed our solar/battery system, the guy we were using asked us to list every appliance we would be using so he could calculate how much battery and …

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The Flow to Completion…

I have been feeling the ending and completion of our time here in Perth and the last minute preparation energy for the beginings of our next journey. So much is flowing in to complete and prepare. And yet I find myself longing to be on the road. To be moving, experiencing, learning, seeing, growing.I have …

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Baby Steps…

I MADE MY OWN COFFEE TODAY ?, and I have uggies on BOTH feet ✔ Interesting how when you are unable to do the things you’d normally take for granted for a few days (or more) they mean SO MUCH when you’re able to do them again. While healing from a gaping wound is one …

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A little incident…

Looks like work on the bus is postponed for a week or so?!?! A little incident with a stray bit of steel on a floorframe and Chris has a little scratch that needed 15 or so stiches… Thankfully like all his work it was incredibly accurate and there was a tiny nick in the muscle …

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Autumn = Wood-Fire Time

WIth winter on the way and some gloomy weather forecast the next few days, this week seemed like the perfect time to take advantage of the perfect Autumn sunshine and install the flue to commission the beaut little potbelly we (mostly) installed mid-spring last year… And so another little box is ticked… Naturally Chris took …

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Pallets, pallets, pallets…

We got a whole heap of repurposed pallet timber ready to go up this weekend…. Among the little list of finishing jobs is completing the ceiling. When we started the ceiling, we got enough done so we could get the beds and walls in and then put the ceiling aside cos its such a monotonous …

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Window 1 = Done ✔

Pretty much since we bought our beautiful new bus, we’ve had our eyes out for windows that open and close. When we bought her, the roof mounted a/c wasn’t working, and wasn’t really efficient enough for us to power without the bus motor running. We’d decided we wanted the roof space for solar panels and …

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The Bed is IN!!

Did we forget to tell you?? The bed is in, finished and made, and we’ve been sleeping in the bus for the last few nights ? now it feels like “the begining” as we’re arranging and rearranging things and making adjustments to what we thought our floorplan would be.?next steps are some “homey” touches and …

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