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Recent Articles

  • Getting the best view in the house

    Ten-Up in a 2CV

    “You’re making the little car work very hard, don’t you think” an elderly man commented at the campsite the other day as we loaded Charlie to the gunnels as usual. […]

  • Between sand and forest

    Time passes as grains of sand through an hourglass

    And so the days of our lives go pretty slowly trying to get to the top the largest sand dune in Europe – Dune de Pilat in the Bassin Bordeaux. […]

  • Grand indeed

    Coffee, Castles and Crusades

    As we have meandered through the back lanes of France we have often criss-crossed the route of a rather less benign journey – la route de Richard, Coeur du Lion […]

  • You don't see many of those about, do you! Our first visitor

    More than just frog’s legs

      We were expecting to see frogs legs on the menu, but we weren’t expecting to see the whole thing happily squatting on the floor of Chubby, our tent.   […]

  • Vive la France ancienne

    Our own toilet and a fridge – what more could you want?

    We’ve been on the road for just over a week now, so here’s a little update  – how we beat Black Saturday, our first visitor and our own toilet!   […]

  • Meet Charlie Charleston

    Meet Charlie Charleston

    They’re called Ugly Duckling, Flying Dustbin, Umbrella on Wheels, Tin Snail or even Jernseng (which sounds funnier when you know it’s Norwegian for Iron Bed).We call ours Charlie Charleston, the 2CV. […]