Anyone growing up during the 80s and the 90s will have experienced the IT revolution and the computerisation of our lives. Everything became digital and, because prices for electronics was so cheap, our houses were full of computers, home theatres and other gadgets. These were usually connected with a myriad of wires which were unreliable, […]Read More
Going Lithium Phosphate on the Roadstar
We are now at the pointy end of our preparation for getting ready for a life on the road. We’ve sold the house and all our possessions and we’re making some upgrades to our rig and our equipment. A big part of that is upgrading our caravan’s 12 volt electrical system from AGM to Lithium […]Read More
No More Broken Trailer Wiring.
If someone asked me what my biggest bugbear is with caravanning, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer. Broken trailer light wiring….! ARGH…! They would easily be the biggest pain in my substantial rear end. On just about every trip we’ve done with either the camper or caravan, I’ve had to repair the wiring to the trailer […]Read More
Big Trip Decision Made. Now What?
Kylie and I have been talking about embarking on a trip around the country for a number of years now but the time has arrived to commit to it and get prepared. With that in mind, we have decided that we will be going for a minimum of 12 months and that we will be […]Read More
Christmas Holiday To-Do List
It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by and we are fast approaching the holiday season. Like many others, we’ve planned to take the van away for a quick trip to the coast and our thoughts have turned to getting the van and car ready for the trip. It has reminded me that […]Read More
10 Reasons to Keep a Spare iPhone in Your Caravan
Have you got an old smartphone or two lying around and you’re wondering what to do with them? Well…if you’re like Kylie and I, and you love upgrading to the latest gadgets, you’ve probably got at least one sitting in a drawer in your home. I know I find it very difficult to just get […]Read More
Aussie Traveller Rafter DIY Installation.
Today I had a bit of spare time to install a set of Aussie Traveller Awning Rafters. Yes….I did it myself. I’m reasonably handy with most DIY projects however the prospect of drilling holes into our near new caravan was not a task I was looking forward to. One stuffed up measurement and I could […]Read More