After days of being in the depth of the engine compartment, sorting out the engine cooling problems and tackling numerous other tasks on our endless […]
For weeks we kept pushing the launch of Mariposa back: boat works, finding a new home and moving took priority. Finally, we only just got […]
Having just moved to a small flat, we are immediately considering what to do about upgrading our home. Read more about our tiny family apartment […]
There was a shooting today, on May 30th, 2018 at midday in the quiet university town of Uppsala, Sweden’s 4th largest city. It was directly […]
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After days of being in the depth of the engine compartment, sorting out the engine cooling problems … [more...] about Sailing Diary #2- Narrow Rocky Passages & Swedish-style Mooring
For weeks we kept pushing the launch of Mariposa back: boat works, finding a new home and moving … [more...] about Sailing Diary #1- Our First Sail, a Collection of Minor Disasters
Safety on board a sailing boat is high priority, especially with kids. In preparation for our … [more...] about Safety gear on a sailing boat
Even as we signed the papers to buy S/V Mariposa we joked that we now need to get 2 extra boats to … [more...] about Dinghy and liferaft options for a 28 foot sailing boat
After years of dreaming, years of planning, years of chartering, years of borrowing and a summer of … [more...] about We bought a Sailing Boat!
As of today, the 3rd of May, we still have nowhere permanent to live from the end of the May. We … [Read More...] about Homeless and vagabond in Sweden
Oh no! We got the dreaded email: our homeowners are returning home. Not totally unexpected, but I … [Read More...] about Finding somewhere to live in Uppsala, Sweden
Did you know that the moose crossing traffic sign is the most collected item by tourists visiting … [Read More...] about Gårdsjö älgpark, a daytrip to a Swedish Moose Park [video]
These were the sheds for the allotments! A stroll in Eriksdalbadet, Stockholm was perfect for … [Read More...] about Slow travel- Exploring Eriksdalbadet, Stockholm
Dear Decathlon, We've shopped with you for a few years now, first discovering a Decathlon store … [Read More...] about Dear Decathlon…an Open Letter
The original bedroom in our new small family apartment will have to acquire a new role: the living … [Read More...] about Small Family Apartment Remodelling- Bedroom to Living- Dining Room
Good news is: we are buying a flat! Read about the ordeal of buying in Sweden The bad news … [Read More...] about Can a family of 5 live comfortably in 700 square feet small apartment?
My dear OnePlus 5, We've only been at each other's side for 6 months, but I've truly grown to … [Read More...] about OnePlus 5, what I love about this mobile phone
The Flea Retreat ... was like no blogging conference I'd been to before. (Well, blogstock came … [Read More...] about Blog Reset at Flea Retreat 2018, Somerset #inpictures
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A couple of years ago I discovered Magix for video editting. I liked their different tools and the … [more...] about Video editting with Magix Fastcut… a free, automated tool
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Instagram is my favourite social media platform. Personally, I've put a lot of effort into the … [more...] about Instagram Genuine Engagement of a Blogger vs Automated Engagement #Instagate
The kids arrived back from the post office with a lovely package today: It was filled with lots of … [more...] about The Gadget-loving Mum’s perfect Mother’s Day present
The ambulance came with a small skylight. It was an opaque one that looked fairly dirty, but … [more...] about Installing a Dometic Heki Midi skylight
The ambulance came panelled and insulated. Sadly, the old insulation we had in Campy Van- rockwool … [more...] about Campervan Insulation with closed cell matting
It feels like I've made so little progress on the campervan conversion, yet I have: I now have a … [more...] about Campy Van- further deconstruction and back to barebones
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