A colourful showing of the Northern Lights

  We were treated to another really good Northern Lights show again last night, visible across Scotland and Northern Ireland.  It’s not often I actually see them from my upstairs window given the… Continue reading

The new VW T6 is finally revealed

To great fanfare the new VW T6 was finally revealed to an expectant world last night in Amsterdam.  Following a big build-up by VW over the last couple of years, to those eagerly… Continue reading

Cycling in Lanzarote

A week away in the sun seemed the perfect antidote to the stresses of work and so last week we headed off for sunnier climes in Lanzarote.  We’d hired a villa with a… Continue reading

Our LEJOG route

Our route from Land’s End to John O’Groats takes us up the west coast of England and Scotland via Arran.  At 1,005 miles it’s not the shortest route possible, but should give a… Continue reading

LEJOG route planning and route options

So you know where the start and finish points are but what route should you take in between ?  The great thing is, there is no ‘official’ or definitive route,  and there’s a… Continue reading

Scottish Cali Meet at Glenmore

The third annual gathering of VW Californias (and other variants) took place last weekend at Glenmore Campsite, near Aviemore.  We had a total of ten vans come along, which probably makes it the biggest… Continue reading

A welcome return of the Northern Lights

The northern lights made a very welcome return last night, here seen from a few miles north of Auchterarder in Perthshire. These photos were taken on the 18th March, a day after the… Continue reading

Planning a LEJOG cycle ride

So if you’ve already decided to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats (or JOGLE if you prefer) you’ll now be wanting to find out as much as you can about the journey.… Continue reading

Why cycle LEJOG ?

Cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats is frequently cited as one of the world’s great cycle rides.  It may not be as long the TransAmerica  or the EuroVelo routes but the UK offers… Continue reading

Happy Campers – Erik, Martha and ‘Moby’

Erik and Martha have had a relationship with VW buses for a long time and they’ve painstakingly restored ‘Moby’ over the last five years.  They enjoy the way the world passes by at… Continue reading