Basque-ing in France

We left the coast where we were parked in the massive Landes pine forest under the lighthouse on a miserably rainy day. It had rained for two days and we hardly left our campervan at all in that time and finally we decided to hit the road. We could stick coastal and go south towards… Continue reading Basque-ing in France

Vanlife in France

When you live in your camper van and you're travelling around, depending on whether you're on a time budget or not, if you find a spot to park up that's relaxing, safe, beautiful, quiet, then stay there because it could take a while to find the next one. Moving day for us is a little… Continue reading Vanlife in France

Van life – Brittany to Pays de la Loire.

We left Brittany this week & left our little oasis at Penmarc'h, said goodbye to our lovely camping neighbours on the beach and drove all the way south passed Lorient and Vannes to a busy little beach at Sarzeau. We pulled up into the designated camper van field alongside an auld fella who was sitting… Continue reading Van life – Brittany to Pays de la Loire.

Road-schooling

We can best help children learn, not by deciding what we think they should learn and thinking of ingenious ways to teach it to them, but by making the world, as far as we can, accessible to them, paying serious attention to what they do, answering their questions - if they have any - and helping them explore the things they are most interested in

Livin’ on the Hook

We're still here, we are still living on the Hook in our camper van enjoying the sunniest of summers in Ireland. Last week, I spoke to Orla Rapple at Beat fm radio and you can catch the podcast here, our chat starts about 10 minutes in. It's been a crazy few weeks but we managed… Continue reading Livin’ on the Hook