Scottish Borders: Picnics and Owlets!

Looking for somewhere to park up for our second evening we decided to head towards Selkirk, the nearest town, just to see what was on the way – it was a short visit to the town itself, however we felt we should have at least a little wander around as we had never been there…

Scottish Borders: St Mary’s Loch

No curtains meant I woke up bright and early, around 5.30am – I took myself for a wander along the shore while Callum slept on. It was a misty morning, so much so that the opposite shoreline was barely visible; the valley was filled with a white void. The birds were already active swooping and…

Scottish Borders: Arrival

As the van was ‘campable’ (nowhere near finished, but definitely campable) we decided to go for our first weekend away! We packed up our things and straight after work we jumped on the M6 and headed north. We had picked out a spot not too far across the border, it only took an hour and…

#17 Foot Plates!

During the process of the floor, we were trying to think of the best way we could finish the visible edges by the doors that would look as tidy as possible. We brainstormed lots of ideas and were willing to just pick one to try, when Callum found something on one of the camper forums…

#16 Wall Trimming & Final Floor Prep

We spent the day doing the final preparation on the ply we had previously cut out for the floor and started the re-sizing of the wall ply ready to be carpeted and screwed in place. Our day began at the timber merchants again, this time to get the 3mm ply for our ceiling – we…

#15 Re-foiling, Removing Factory Fitted Lights and Wall Trimming

The day consisted of redoing a job, finishing said job, removing the factory fitted door lights and making sure our ply walls fit perfectly with all the new layers of insulation and ply we have added! Re-Foiling We had to retrace our steps as the ceiling foil we had put in place the previous week…